What is accustomed?

  • (adj): (often followed by 'to') in the habit of or adapted to.
    Example: "Accustomed to doing her own work"; "I've grown accustomed to her face"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on accustomed:

Myth Busters (2007 Season) - Episode 71 – "Pirate Special"
... that the eye covered with the eyepatch is already accustomed to low light conditions, while the other eye must take time to accustom ... seen the course in light, let alone the layout) with light-accustomed eyes and were told to complete certain objectives ... back into the same exact room with light-accustomed eyes and ran into the same difficulty as the first test ...
I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face - Recorded Versions
... John Greaves Buddy Greco Stewie Griffin (In Family Guy, as "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face") Frank Haley Eddie Harris Sam Harris Rex Harrison Coleman Hawkins Buck Hill Lena Horne Jeremy ...
I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face
... "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face" is a song from the 1956 musical My Fair Lady, with music by Frederick Loewe and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner ... The song is sometimes rendered as "I've Grown Accustomed to His Face" when sung by a female singer, or as "I've Grown Accustomed to Your Face." ...
Emor - In Classical Rabbinic Interpretation - Leviticus Chapter 21
... not object, because the townspeople had become accustomed to the Kohen ... to do so if the townspeople were accustomed to him ... in Rabbi Johanan’s neighborhood who used to lift up his hands, as the townspeople were accustomed to him ...
The Theory Of Moral Sentiments - The Theory of Moral Sentiments: The Fourth Edition - Part V, Section V, Chapter I: of The Influence of Custom and Fashion Upon The Sentiments of Approbat
... when stimuli are presented according to how one is accustomed to viewing them and disapprobation occurs when they are presented in a way that one is not accustomed to ... out that people should be relatively reluctant to change styles from what they are accustomed to even if a new style is equal to or slightly better than current fashion "A man would be ...

More definitions of "accustomed":

  • (adj): Commonly used or practiced; usual.
    Example: "His accustomed thoroughness"
    Synonyms: customary, habitual, wonted

Famous quotes containing the word accustomed:

    Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots? Then may ye also do good, that are accustomed to do evil.
    Bible: Hebrew Jeremiah, 13:23.

    All things can tempt me from this craft of verse:
    One time it was a woman’s face, or worse
    The seeming needs of my fool-driven land;
    Now nothing but comes readier to the hand
    Than this accustomed toil.
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    I am accustomed to think very long of going anywhere,—am slow to move. I hope to hear a response of the oracle first.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)