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accustomed
used in Great Expectations

7 uses
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Definition
to be or to become psychologically or physically used to something

(used to is an expression that means someone has adapted to and has an expectation of something so it does not seem unusual)
  • You have been accustomed to see him often, I suppose?
    Chapter 33 (64% in)
  • Above all, she was a blessing to Joe, for the dear old fellow was sadly cut up by the constant contemplation of the wreck of his wife, and had been accustomed, while attending on her of an evening, to turn to me every now and then and say, with his blue eyes moistened, "Such a fine figure of a woman as she once were, Pip!"
    Chapter 16 (69% in)
  • I have been accustomed to see him at uncertain intervals, ever since I can remember.
    Chapter 33 (64% in)
  • As I had grown accustomed to my expectations, I had insensibly begun to notice their effect upon myself and those around me.
    Chapter 34 (0% in)
  • The air of the parlor being faint with the smell of sweet-cake, I looked about for the table of refreshments; it was scarcely visible until one had got accustomed to the gloom, but there was a cut-up plum cake upon it, and there were cut-up oranges, and sandwiches, and biscuits, and two decanters that I knew very well as ornaments, but had never seen used in all my life; one full of port, and one of sherry.
    Chapter 35 (26% in)
  • Involuntarily I looked round me, as I was accustomed to look round me when I went home; for these mysterious words gave me a chill.
    Chapter 47 (63% in)
  • The old gentleman being still in a state of most estimable unconsciousness, the bridegroom cried out in his accustomed voice, "Now Aged P. you know; who giveth?"
    Chapter 55 (86% in)

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