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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression; Not in accordance with or determined by the inherent character of a person or thing

Usage examples (34)
  • The standard of these displayed cars was unbelievable, quite unnatural in my mind.
  • An unnatural death
  • The good lady could not account for what she called his unnatural departure.
  • "Never once; and that's what I call unnatural behavior, after you saving her life; and if she wasn't --" for more
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  • Word of the 2009 Nat. Spelling Bee finals.[pellingbeeshirleys!Field2]
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