Definition: not usual; rare
Part of Speech: Adjective
Synonym(s): unusual, abnormal, uncommon
Antonym(s): common, usual
1. My husband’s unwonted affection leads me to think he’s done something wrong.
2. Since Jan is usually very shy, I was shocked by her unwonted openness at the party.
3. The skittish puppy showed unwonted courage by barking loudly at the visitor.