acclimatize [uh-klahy-muh-tahyz] ExamplesWord Origin verb (used with or without object), ac·cli·ma·tized, ac·cli·ma·tiz·ing.

  1. 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.

    Jungle Peace

    William Beebe

  • British Dictionary definitions for unacclimatized acclimatize acclimatise acclimate (əˈklaɪmeɪt, ˈæklɪˌmeɪt) verb

    1. 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.

    1836; see acclimate + -ize; a more recent formation than acclimate and replacing it in many uses. Related: Acclimatized; acclimatizing.

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