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1. unnatural

adjective. ['ənˈnætʃɝəl'] not in accordance with or determined by nature; contrary to nature.

Synonyms

  • naturalness
  • violent
  • supernatural
  • paranormal

Antonyms

  • natural
  • normal
  • unnaturalness
  • sadist

Etymology

  • natural (English)
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Unnatural

  • supernatural

Example sentences of the word unnatural


1. Adjective
Some people argue that dyeing grass is giving in to unnatural expectations rather than tending to a lawn naturally.

Quotes containing the word unnatural


1. I don't care if you say we can't be together. I don't care if you think I'm the most evil, unnatural creature walking on earth. You can think whatever you want, go whatever you want. I'm going to just go on loving you, even if it's hopeless.
- Richelle Mead, The Indigo Spell

2. She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older: the natural sequel of an unnatural beginning.
- Jane Austen, Persuasion

3. What's unnatural is homophobia. Homo sapiens is the only species in all of nature that responds with hate to homosexuality.
- Alex Sanchez, The God Box

2. unnatural

adjective. ['ənˈnætʃɝəl'] not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm.

Synonyms

  • vicarious
  • deviate
  • freakish
  • abnormal
  • supernormal
  • atypical
  • aberrant
  • brachydactylic
  • anomalous
  • irregular
  • insane
  • subnormal
  • deviant
  • defective
  • antidromic
  • perverted
  • kinky
  • normality
  • normalcy

Antonyms

  • sane
  • normal
  • masochist
  • conform

Etymology

  • natural (English)
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. unnatural

adjective. ['ənˈnætʃɝəl'] speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression.

Synonyms

  • stilted
  • elocutionary
  • forced
  • artificial
  • mannered
  • studied
  • plummy
  • contrived
  • strained
  • hokey
  • affectedness
  • agonistic
  • constrained

Antonyms

  • unstudied
  • unaffectedness
  • primary
  • unexchangeable

Etymology

  • natural (English)
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))
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