Example sentences for: accustomed

How can you use “accustomed” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Today we are accustomed to thinking of elements and atoms as one and the same; to the Greeks, atoms and elements represented efforts by different philosophic schools to explain the discrepancy between appearances and the true nature of things.

  • For example, critics pilloried ultimate fighting because competitors fought with bare knuckles: To a nation accustomed to boxing gloves, this seemed revolting, an invitation to brain damage.

  • Because dictionary users became accustomed to seeing words and senses of which they disapproved (in formal contexts) bearing the Colloquial label, the word colloquial began to undergo pejoration itself.

  • He is tremendously enjoyable company, and I am accustomed to viewing affectionate gestures as rewarding someone for this.

  • Still, in a nation accustomed to thinking of "official races," they'll feel pressure to form an interest group: multiculturalism's latest aggrieved tribe.


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