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.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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