v. t.1.To change the nature of; to invest with a different or contrary nature.
A right heavenly nature, indeed, as if were unnaturing them, doth so bridle them [the elements].
- Sir P. Sidney.
n.1.The contrary of nature; that which is unnatural.
So as to be rather unnature, after all, than nature.
- H. Bushnell.
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Is there something paralysingly sacred contained within the unnature of the word that does not belong to the elements of the other arts?
Grundgens used to say, 'I would like to sing the song of the fantastic unnature, without which art cannot exist,' '' recalls Schell, adding, ``This comment cannot be translated out of German, but that's what I hope to do when I stage an opera.
For the first time, Grant sees the worlds of nature and unnature in a single frame.