acclimatize [uh-klahy-muh-tahyz] ExamplesWord Origin verb (used with or without object), ac·cli·ma·tized, ac·cli·ma·tiz·ing.
- to acclimate.
Also especially British, ac·cli·ma·tise. Origin of acclimatize First recorded in 1830–40; acclimate + -ize Related formsac·cli·ma·tiz·a·ble, adjectiveac·cli·ma·ti·za·tion, nounre·ac·cli·ma·ti·za·tion, nounre·ac·cli·ma·tize, verb, re·ac·cli·ma·tized, re·ac·cli·ma·tiz·ing.un·ac·cli·ma·tized, adjective Examples from the Web for unacclimatized Historical Examples of unacclimatized
In comparison, all else seemed almost Arctic, unacclimatized.
British Dictionary definitions for unacclimatized acclimatize acclimatise acclimate (əˈklaɪmeɪt, ˈæklɪˌmeɪt) verb
- to adapt or become accustomed to a new climate or environment
Derived Formsacclimatizable, acclimatisable or acclimatable, adjectiveacclimatization, acclimatisation or acclimation, nounacclimatizer or acclimatiser, noun Word Origin and History for unacclimatized acclimatize v.