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un·nat·u·ral

 (ŭn-năch′ər-əl)
adj.
1.
a. Not in accordance with what usually occurs in nature: a tree with an unnatural shape.
b. Not included in nature; artificial: detergents and other unnatural chemicals.
2.
a. Deviating from a behavioral or social norm: a child's unnatural attachment to a doll.
b. Brutal or unfeeling: unnatural cruelty.
3. Stilted, affected, or awkward: an unnatural smile.

un·nat′u·ral·ly adv.
un·nat′u·ral·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.unnaturally - in an unnatural wayunnaturally - in an unnatural way; "his other arm lay across his chest, unnaturally, as if placed there deliberately, for a purpose"
naturally - in a natural or normal manner; "speak naturally and easily"
2.unnaturally - not according to natureunnaturally - not according to nature; not by natural means; "artificially induced conditions"
3.unnaturally - in a manner at variance with what is natural or normal; "The early Church not unnaturally adopted the position that failure to see the messianic character of his work was really caused by the people's own blindness"
course, naturally, of course - as might be expected; "naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge bill"
Translations
بصورَةٍ غَيْر طَبيعِيَّه
nepřirozeně
afbrigîilega, óeîlilega
neprirodzene
doğal olmayan bir şekilde

unnaturally

[ʌnˈnætʃrəlɪ] ADV
1. (= unusually, abnormally) → extrañamente
she was unnaturally subdued that dayestaba extrañamente apagada aquel día
not unnaturally, he was crosscomo es natural or lógico se enfadó
2. (= affectedly) [speak, act] → de manera poco natural, afectadamente

unnaturally

[ʌnˈnætʃərəli] adv
(= unusually) → anormalement
not unnaturally, ... → naturellement, ...
(= affectedly) [smile, speak] → de manière affectée

unnaturally

advunnatürlich; (= extraordinarily also) loud, anxiousungewöhnlich; not unnaturally, we were worriedes war nur normal or natürlich, dass wir uns Sorgen machten

unnaturally

[ʌnˈnætʃrəlɪ] advin modo innaturale
the house was unnaturally silent → la casa era stranamente silenziosa
not unnaturally she was worried → è comprensibile che fosse preoccupata

unnatural

(anˈnӕtʃərəl) adjective
strange or queer. an unnatural silence.
unˈnaturally adverb
References in classic literature ?
The poetry of the Anglo-Saxons, after their civilisation and conversion, was of a different and softer character; but in the circumstances of Ulrica, she may be not unnaturally supposed to return to the wild strains which animated her forefathers during the time of Paganism and untamed ferocity.
The exhilaration of battle was agreeable to him, but the sight of the dead, with their clay faces, blank eyes and stiff bodies, which when not unnaturally shrunken were unnaturally swollen, had always intolerably affected him.
The young man, flattered, sat down nearer to her with a coquettish smile, and engaged the smiling Julie in a confidential conversation without at all noticing that his involuntary smile had stabbed the heart of Sonya, who blushed and smiled unnaturally.
Nikolay was just getting ready to go, when Konstantin went in to him again and begged him, rather unnaturally, to forgive him if he had hurt his feelings in any way.
Afterwards he found that the vague feeling of alarm had spread to the clients of the underground railway, and that the Sunday excursionists began to return from all over the South-Western "lung"--Barnes, Wimbledon, Richmond Park, Kew, and so forth--at unnaturally early hours; but not a soul had anything more than vague hearsay to tell of.
And as it is more consonant to the rules of a just theory, to trust the Union with the care of its own existence, than to transfer that care to any other hands, if abuses of power are to be hazarded on the one side or on the other, it is more rational to hazard them where the power would naturally be placed, than where it would unnaturally be placed.
It is too late," said she, her voice sounding hard through the room, her eyes shining unnaturally.
And quickly the light burst upon me with dazzling brightness, illuminating and explaining all that had been weird and uncanny and unnaturally impossible in my dream experiences.
Listening to him thus far, unnaturally calm and cold, Francine now showed that she felt the lash of his contempt.
Then his eyes half closed, and he sat quite still - a tired, weary-looking man, almost unnaturally pale.
But how then (Mr Dorrit not unnaturally hinted) could the subject be approached.
His eyes were almost unnaturally bright and piercing; his cheek-bones were high and prominent; and his jaws were so long and lank, that an observer would have supposed that he was drawing the flesh of his face in, for a moment, by some contraction of the muscles, if his half-opened mouth and immovable expression had not announced that it was his ordinary appearance.