unnatural

[uhn-nach-er-uhl, -nach-ruhl]
adjective
1.
contrary to the laws or course of nature.
2.
at variance with the character or nature of a person, animal, or plant.
3.
at variance with what is normal or to be expected: the unnatural atmosphere of the place.
4.
lacking human qualities or sympathies; monstrous; inhuman: an obsessive and unnatural hatred.
5.
not genuine or spontaneous; artificial or contrived: a stiff, unnatural manner.
6.
Obsolete. lacking a valid or natural claim; illegitimate.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English; see un-1, natural

unnaturally, adverb
unnaturalness, noun


3. irregular, aberrant. 4. heartless, brutal.
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unnatural (ʌnˈnætʃərəl, -ˈnætʃrəl)
 
adj
1.  contrary to nature; abnormal
2.  not in accordance with accepted standards of behaviour or right and wrong: unnatural love
3.  uncanny; supernatural: unnatural phenomena
4.  affected or forced: an unnatural manner
5.  inhuman or monstrous; wicked: an unnatural crime
6.  obsolete illegitimate
 
un'naturally
 
adv
 
un'naturalness
 
n

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unnatural
early 15c., "not in accord with physical nature," from un- (1) "not" + natural. Meaning "artificial" is attested from 1746; that of "at variance with moral standards" is from 1520s.
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