What does unnatural mean?

Definitions for unnaturalʌnˈnætʃ ər əl, -ˈnætʃ rəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unnatural(adj)

    not in accordance with or determined by nature; contrary to nature

    "an unnatural death"; "the child's unnatural interest in death"

  2. abnormal, unnatural(adj)

    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"

  3. affected, unnatural(adj)

    speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression

Wiktionary

  1. unnatural(Adjective)

    Not natural; supernatural or artificial.

  2. unnatural(Adjective)

    Going against nature; perverse.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unnatural(adj)

    not natural; contrary, or not conforming, to the order of nature; being without natural traits; as, unnatural crimes

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unnatural

    un-nat′ū-ral, adj. not natural or according to nature: without natural affection.—v.t. Unnat′uralise.—adj. Unnat′uralised, not naturalised.—ns. Unnat′uralism, Unnatural′ity.—adv. Unnat′urally.—n. Unnat′uralness.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unnatural in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unnatural in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Johann von Goethe:

    The unnatural, that too is natural.

  2. Benjamin Franklin:

    I know not which lives more unnatural lives, obeying husbands, or commanding wives.

  3. Philip Jose Farmer:

    Human beings are part of nature. Anything they do is natural. It's impossible for anything in nature to do anything unnatural.

  4. Natasha Whitling:

    We know beyond doubt that using horses to pull tourists through congested city streets for long hours is unnatural, unnecessary and an undeniable strain on the horses' quality of life.

  5. Henry Kissinger:

    The Vietnam War required us to emphasize the national interest rather than abstract principles. ... What President Nixon and I tried to do was unnatural. And that is why we didn't make it.

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