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accustomed
used in The Remains of the Day

3 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)
  • I have in the past been accustomed to addressing under-servants by their Christian names and saw no reason to do otherwise in this house.
    2m — Day 2 - Morning (10% in)
  • Nevertheless, I think you will understand that to one not accustomed to committing such errors, this development was rather disturbing, and I did in fact begin to entertain all sorts of alarmist theories as to their cause.
    Prologue (13% in)
  • My father's generation was not one accustomed to discussing and analysing in the way ours is and I believe the telling and retelling of this story was as close as my father ever came to reflecting critically on the profession he practised.
    1e — Day 1 - Evening (60% in)

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