Difference between unnatural and unnaturalness




  1. not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm
  2. speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression
  3. not in accordance with or determined by nature; contrary to nature


There were dozens of glow-in-the-dark stars throbbing there, throwing their unnatural green light down to her.

The dramatic spirit of the Italian race seems to communicate itself to the puppets, and they perform their parts with a fidelity to theatrical unnaturalness which is wonderful.

The product is sweetened with organic crystallized cane sugar and contains no unnatural stabilizers or preservatives.

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  1. the quality of being unnatural or not based on natural principles


The "unnaturalness" of same-sex attraction linked it to sin and God's disapproval.

It's the "unnaturalness" of noises that clues deer into a hunter's presence.

This at least aesthetic problem with the Higgs mass is called the hierarchy problem and aside from the cosmological constant problem, it is the most important known example of "unnaturalness" in physics.

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