Definition of Disaccustom

1. v. t. To destroy the force of habit in; to wean from a custom.



Definition of Disaccustom

1. Verb. to cause (someone) to break a habit or become unaccustomed to something that they are previously accustomed to ¹

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Definition of Disaccustom

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disaccustom

disaccharidase
disaccharidase deficiency
disaccharidases
disaccharide
disaccharides
disaccommodate
disaccommodated
disaccommodates
disaccommodating
disaccommodation
disaccord
disaccordant
disaccorded
disaccording
disaccords
disaccustom (current term)
disaccustomed
disaccustoming
disaccustoms
disacidified
disacidifies
disacidify
disacidifying
disacknowledge
disacknowledged
disacknowledges
disacknowledging
disacquaint
disacquaintance
disacquainted

Literary usage of Disaccustom

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1. Suomalais-englantilainen sanakirja by Severi Alanne (1919)
"... estrange a p. from os, disaccustom a p. to coming to see one; ~ joku pahasta tavasta break a p. of (1. wean a p. from 1. correct a p. of) a bad habit; ..."

2. A new dictionary of the English language by Charles Richardson (1839)
"Cudworth. ¡Coventry. DIS-VOUCH,* ». To disavow, to disaffirm— •Shok. DIS-USE, ». t. -AGE. To quit, cease or d«tt from «ring ; not to use ; to disaccustom, ..."

3. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1901)
"(E.) We also use the word, less properly, in the sense, ' to disaccustom,' because a child that is weaned to meat is also being weaned from the breast. ..."

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