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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Unnatural \Un*nat"u*ral\ (?; 135), a.
Not natural; contrary, or not conforming, to the order of
nature; being without natural traits; as, unnatural crimes.
Syn: See Factitious.
[1913 Webster] -- Un*nat"u*ral*ly, adv. --
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adv 1: in an unnatural way; "his other arm lay across his chest,
unnaturally, as if placed there deliberately, for a
purpose" [ant: naturally]
2: not according to nature; not by natural means; "artificially
induced conditions" [syn: artificially, unnaturally, by
artificial means] [ant: naturally]
3: in a manner at variance with what is natural or normal; "The
early Church not unnaturally adopted the position that
failure to see the messianic character of his work was really
caused by the people's own blindness" [ant: course,
naturally, of course]
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