Antonyms of adj unnatural

3 senses of unnatural

Sense 1
unnatural (vs. natural) -- (not in accordance with or determined by nature; contrary to nature; "an unnatural death"; "the child's unnatural interest in death")

natural (vs. unnatural) -- (in accordance with nature; relating to or concerning nature; "a very natural development"; "our natural environment"; "natural science"; "natural resources"; "natural cliffs"; "natural phenomena")
        => earthy -- (not far removed from or suggestive of nature; "the earthy taste of warm milk fresh from the cow"; "earthy smells of new-mown grass")

Sense 2
abnormal (vs. normal), unnatural -- (not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm; "abnormal powers of concentration"; "abnormal amounts of rain"; "abnormal circumstances"; "an abnormal interest in food")


Sense 3
affected (vs. unaffected), unnatural -- (speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression)


Similarity of adj unnatural

3 senses of unnatural

Sense 1
unnatural (vs. natural) -- (not in accordance with or determined by nature; contrary to nature; "an unnatural death"; "the child's unnatural interest in death")
       => violent -- (effected by force or injury rather than natural causes; "a violent death")
          Also See-> affected#1; paranormal#2; supernatural#1

Sense 2
abnormal (vs. normal), unnatural -- (not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm; "abnormal powers of concentration"; "abnormal amounts of rain"; "abnormal circumstances"; "an abnormal interest in food")
       => aberrant, deviant, deviate -- (markedly different from an accepted norm; "aberrant behavior"; "deviant ideas")
       => anomalous -- (deviating from the general or common order or type; "advanced forms of life may be anomalous in the universe")
       => antidromic -- (conducting nerve impulses in a direction opposite to normal)
       => atypical, irregular -- (deviating from normal expectations; somewhat odd, strange, or abnormal; "these days large families are atypical"; "atypical clinical findings"; "atypical pneumonia"; "highly irregular behavior")
       => brachydactylic, brachydactylous -- (having abnormally short finger or toes)
       => defective -- (markedly subnormal in structure or function or intelligence or behavior; "defective speech")
       => freakish -- (characteristic of a freak; "a freakish extra toe")
       => kinky, perverted -- ((used of sexual behavior) showing or appealing to bizarre or deviant tastes; "kinky sex"; "perverted practices")
       => subnormal -- (below normal or average; "after the floods the harvests were subnormal"; "subnormal intelligence")
       => supernormal -- (exceeding the normal or average; "years of supernormal employment during the war"; "a phase of supernormal excitability")
       => vicarious -- (occurring in an abnormal part of the body instead of the usual site involved in that function; "vicarious menstruation")
          Also See-> insane#1

Sense 3
affected (vs. unaffected), unnatural -- (speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression)
       => agonistic, strained -- (struggling for effect; "agonistic poses")
       => artificial, contrived, hokey, stilted -- (artificially formal; "that artificial humility that her husband hated"; "contrived coyness"; "a stilted letter of acknowledgment"; "when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation")
       => constrained, forced, strained -- (lacking spontaneity; not natural; "a constrained smile"; "forced heartiness"; "a strained smile")
       => elocutionary -- ((used of style of speaking) overly embellished; "an elocutionary Oxonian delivery")
       => mannered -- (having unnatural mannerisms; "brief, mannered and unlifelike idiom")
       => plummy -- ((of a voice) affectedly mellow and rich; "the radio announcer's plummy voice")
          Also See-> studied#1

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