American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Bynature; not by art or habit: as, he was naturally eloquent.
- Spontaneously; without art or cultivation.
- Without affectation or artificiality; with ease or grace.
- According to the usual course of things; by an obvious consequence; of course.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In a natural manner or way; according to the usual course of things; spontaneously.
- adv. through inherent nature
- adv. as might be expected
- adv. according to nature; by natural means; without artificial help
- adv. in a natural or normal manner
- natural + -ly (Wiktionary)
“Old Gay, for example, used absolutely', not only in places where the younger of us might quite naturally still, but also in the sense of actually' or even naturally' exactly as though he were speaking in the 1870's.”
“And including more emotions and more sensual experiences naturally and I am using my Biologist Hat here, *naturally* means it will be more arousing.”
“The term "naturally raised" is another USDA term that says the animals were not fed any animal by-products, growth hormones or antibiotics.”
“This naturally translates as a passive: “The square root function is computed using the Newton-Raphson method”.”
“The idea that he can pick and choose who runs his label naturally makes executives sweat.”
““Your name naturally prolongs itself into a sigh as I think what fun I should have had I been with you in England.””
“As the experiments of these artists were directed chiefly to the solution of problems of light, the term naturally was widened to include that whole division of painting which is concerned with atmospheric aspects and color harmonies rather than with subject-interest and line composition.”
“Upon the demise of the old monarch, the title naturally passed to the”
“In the Act of Supremacy, Parliament declared the king to be "the only supreme head in earth of the Church of England," and that he should enjoy all the powers which the title naturally carried with it.”
“And the term naturally carries the idea, that the Drama in question stands on much the same ground relatively to the Classic Drama as is commonly recognized in the case of Gothic and Classic architecture; which may help us to realize how each Drama forms a distinct species, and lives free of the other so that any argument or criticism from the ancient against the modern is wholly irrelevant.”
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