from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. In violation of a natural law.
- adj. Inconsistent with an individual pattern or custom.
- adj. Deviating from a behavioral or social norm: an unnatural attachment.
- adj. Contrived or constrained; artificial: smiled in an unnatural manner.
- adj. In violation of natural feelings; inhuman.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Not natural; supernatural or artificial.
- adj. Not occuring in the environment or atmosphere
- adj. Going against nature; perverse.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not natural; contrary, or not conforming, to the order of nature; being without natural traits.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not natural; contrary to nature; monstrous; especially, contrary to the natural feelings: as, unnatural offenses.
- Acting without the affections of our common nature; not having the feelings natural to humanity; being without natural instincts: as, an unnatural parent.
- Not in conformity to nature; not agreeable to the real character of persons or things; not representing nature; forced; strained; affected; artificial: as, unnatural images or descriptions.
- =Syn. 1-3. Preternatural, etc. See supernatural.
- Artificial, etc. See factitious.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm
- adj. speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression
- adj. not in accordance with or determined by nature; contrary to nature
un- + natural (Wiktionary)