1. [ adverb ] not according to nature; not by natural means
Synonyms: artificially by_artificial_means

"artificially induced conditions"

Related terms: naturally artificial artificial
2. [ adverb ] in an unnatural way

"his other arm lay across his chest, unnaturally, as if placed there deliberately, for a purpose"

Related terms: naturally affected affected
3. [ adverb ] not as might be expected

"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"

Related terms: naturally
Similar spelling:   unnatural