unnatural

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Unnatural \Un*nat"u*ral\ (?; 135), adjective Not natural; contrary, or not conforming, to the order of nature; being without natural traits; as, unnatural crimes.

Syn: See {Factitious}. -- {Un*nat"u*ral*ly}, adverb -- {Un*nat"u*ral*ness}, noun

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

unnatural

adjective

1: not in accordance with or determined by nature; contrary to nature; "an unnatural death"; "the child's unnatural interest in death" [ant: {natural}]

2: not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm; "abnormal powers of concentration"; "abnormal amounts of rain"; "abnormal circumstances"; "an abnormal interest in food" [syn: {abnormal}, {unnatural}] [ant: {normal}]

3: speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression [syn: {affected}, {unnatural}] [ant: {unaffected}]


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