Synonyms for natural

Grammar : Adj
Spell : nach-er-uhl, nach-ruhl
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnætʃ ər əl, ˈnætʃ rəl

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Définition of natural

Origin :
  • c.1300, naturel, "of one's inborn character; hereditary, by birth;" early 14c. as "of the world of nature (especially as opposed to man)," from Old French naturel "of nature, conforming to nature; by birth," and directly from Latin naturalis "by birth, according to nature," from natura "nature" (see nature).
  • From late 15c. as "not miraculous, in conformity with nature." Meaning "easy, free from affectation" is attested from c.1600. Of things, "not artificially created," c.1600. As a euphemism for "illegitimate, bastard" (of children), it is first recorded c.1400, on notion of blood kinship (but not legal status).
  • Natural science is from late 14c.; natural law is from early 15c. Natural order "apparent order in nature" is from 1690s. Natural childbirth first attested 1933. Natural life, usually in reference to the duration of life, is from late 15c. Natural history is from 1560s (see history). To die of natural causes is from 1570s.
  • adj normal, everyday
  • adj open, unaffected
  • adj organic, unrefined
Example sentences :
  • From one enemy of Robert the transition is brief and natural to another.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • You know I am your banker, and it is only natural for you to call upon me.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • A man wakes up to find that his natural promptin's has cold-decked him.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • He scowled upon me with a natural hate, and refused to comply with my request.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • In all legislative affairs it is the natural collaborator with the President.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • "Don't talk like that," said Andy with a certain amount of reserve which was not natural to him.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • I am losing the best years of my life out of my natural service.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • God is not natural to the Caucasian; the Caucasian is not natural with God.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • It is natural to goodness and innocence, but not the less is the error a disastrous one.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • It cannot be loving and spontaneous unless there is a natural impulse behind it.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King

Antonyms for natural

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