Definition of unnaturally in US English:



  • In a way that is not natural or normal.

    ‘the man was crying out in pain, his arm twisted unnaturally’
    as submodifier ‘his face was unnaturally pale’
    • ‘It's not in our interest to have a regime in place that unnaturally limits competition.’
    • ‘He knew something was seriously wrong when his hands, feet, and nose started to grow unnaturally.’
    • ‘The characters are unnaturally thrust into the funny situations.’
    • ‘The sky is a hard blue slab, unnaturally bright.’
    • ‘This movie is unnaturally verbose.’