Example sentences for: accustomed

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

  • It is likely that one's taste deteriorates under the continuous barrage of vulgarity: many who today admire the dadaists, cubists, surrealists, hard-edge realists, nonobjective and abstract artists would have reviled them, along with a significant percentage of the population, had they been dalive when their paintings first appeared, just as staid, conservative critics condemned the impressionists and advocates of other nouvelles vagues . Is it that we gradually become accustomed to what we first perceive as trash--as vulgarity--and become inured to it, or that we come to understand and, if not enamored of it, at least tolerate it as a legitimate form of expression?

  • This hiss, the noise level in her voice, like Glenn Gould's humming as he played the piano or the squeaking of Andrés Segovia's fingers on the strings of his guitar, makes her unusual today, when most singers are trained in the discipline of steely perfection and when our ears have become accustomed to the sharp-edged sounds of a compact disc, surrounded by undiluted digital silence.

  • Nor does Truitt note that when you get Linux from any of a variety of sources you get far more than just the OS that Windows 98 users are accustomed to.

  • We're so accustomed to spin that common sense sounds like treason.)

  • Yet at least for the CIA, part of the burden in tackling terrorism arose from the background we have described: an organization capable of attracting extraordinarily motivated people but institutionally averse to risk, with its capacity for covert action atrophied, predisposed to restrict the distribution of information, having difficulty assimilating new types of personnel, and accustomed to presenting descriptive reportage of the latest intelligence.


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