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nonnatural

(ˌnɒnˈnætʃərəl)
adj
not natural; unnatural
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Adj.1.nonnatural - existing outside of or not in accordance with naturenonnatural - existing outside of or not in accordance with nature; "find transcendental motives for sublunary action"-Aldous Huxley
supernatural - not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material; "supernatural forces and occurrences and beings"
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Endocrine activities of grelin, a natural growth hormone secretagogue (GHS), in humans: comparison and interactions with hexarelin, a nonnatural peptidyl GHS, and GH-releasing hormone.
50) Further, both Reasons Centrism and Reasons Basicness are silent on whether the property of being a reason is reducible to something nonnormative or nonevaluative, and on whether it is a natural or a nonnatural property.
feature of corporations and other nonnatural legal persons, which do
Single-member LLCs owned by nonnatural individuals are
It would make sense then that nonnatural fluctuations in these fields might have pathological effects on the various systems of our bodies.
Participants in these studies preferred scarce products more than easily available ones only when they believed that scarcity was due to natural market reasons, such as popularity among customers, and not when scarcity was due to nonnatural market reasons, such as a supplier having made a mistake regarding the order size.
The Grahams test [37] was diluted and the USPTO started granting patents for 'discovery' by the justification that human intervention makes natural things nonnatural.
It is a natural factor that is difficult to set up, however, the conversion of productive rice fields are now a commercial airport is a nonnatural factors also have a negative impact on the decline in rice production due to shrinking paddy fields.
The incentives of accidents can be divided into the natural factors and nonnatural factors.
The ultimate goal of our assessment was to eliminate as much analytical variability as possible, thereby reducing the contribution of nonnatural effects on the reported outcome.
What is most distinctive of nonnatural properties is that they cannot be observed, as visual properties are, or known by scientific means.
In these two books, he argues that materialist science only appears to account for the informational complexity of nature because it surreptitiously helps itself (as in a "free lunch") to an unconfessed teleology disguised as chance and necessity, thereby appearing to keep the world free of nonnatural sources of telic agency such as God or immanent teleology (which might require a "design inference").