|1.||[ adjective ] not in accordance with or determined by nature; contrary to nature|
"an unnatural death" "the child's unnatural interest in death"
|Related terms:||natural violent uncanny eerie affected supernatural paranormal naturalness|
|2.||[ adjective ] distorted and unnatural in shape or size; abnormal and hideous|
"tales of grotesque serpents eight fathoms long that churned the seas" "twisted into monstrous shapes"
|3.||[ adjective ] speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression|
|Related terms:||unaffected artificial artificial agonistic mannered plummy constrained elocutionary studied affectedness|