Definition of Nonnatural

1. Adjective. Existing outside of or not in accordance with nature. "Find transcendental motives for sublunary action"

Exact synonyms: Otherworldly, Preternatural, Transcendental
Similar to: Supernatural
Derivative terms: Otherworldliness



Definition of Nonnatural

1. a. Not natural; unnatural.

Definition of Nonnatural

1. Adjective. Not natural. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nonnatural

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonnatural

nonmythical
nonmythological
nonmyths
nonna
nonnamed
nonnarcissistic
nonnarcotic
nonnarcotics
nonnarrative
nonnasal
nonnational
nonnationalistic
nonnationals
nonnative
nonnatives
nonnatural (current term)
nonnaturalistic
nonnaturalized
nonnaturally
nonnature
nonnautical
nonnaval
nonnavigational
nonnecessities
nonnecessity
nonnegative
nonnegatively
nonnegativities
nonnegativity
nonneglected

Literary usage of Nonnatural

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1. Visualizing Chemistry: The Progress and Promise of Advanced Chemical Imaging by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"Nonsense suppressors are produced by tethering a nonnatural amino acid to a stop (or "nonsense") anticodon in tRNA. As a result, the stop codon in an mRNA ..."

2. The Natural Philosophy of Chu Hsi (1130-1200) by Yung Sik Kim (2000)
"But it was these "nonnatural" associations that were ci nsidered more important and ... But again, these "nonnatural" associations were the more important, ..."

3. Hand-book of the Law of Torts by Edwin Ames Jaggard (1895)
"Baker [1893] 2 Ch. 186), states the principle to be that "if the owner of land uses it for any purpose which, from its character, may be called 'nonnatural ..."

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