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Definition of Natural

  • Fixed or determined by nature; pertaining to the constitution of a thing; belonging to native character; according to nature; essential; characteristic; innate; not artificial, foreign, assumed, put on, or acquired; as, the natural growth of animals or plants; the natural motion of a gravitating body; natural strength or disposition; the natural heat of the body; natural color.
  • Conformed to the order, laws, or actual facts, of nature; consonant to the methods of nature; according to the stated course of things, or in accordance with the laws which govern events, feelings, etc.; not exceptional or violent; legitimate; normal; regular; as, the natural consequence of crime; a natural death; anger is a natural response to insult.
  • Having to do with existing system to things; dealing with, or derived from, the creation, or the world of matter and mind, as known by man; within the scope of human reason or experience; not supernatural; as, a natural law; natural science; history, theology.
  • Conformed to truth or reality
  • Springing from true sentiment; not artificial or exaggerated; -- said of action, delivery, etc.; as, a natural gesture, tone, etc.
  • Resembling the object imitated; true to nature; according to the life; -- said of anything copied or imitated; as, a portrait is natural.
  • Having the character or sentiments properly belonging to one's position; not unnatural in feelings.
  • Connected by the ties of consanguinity.
  • Related by birth rather than by adoption; as, one's natural mother.
  • Begotten without the sanction of law; born out of wedlock; illegitimate; bastard; as, a natural child.
  • Of or pertaining to the lower or animal nature, as contrasted with the higher or moral powers, or that which is spiritual; being in a state of nature; unregenerate.
  • Belonging to, to be taken in, or referred to, some system, in which the base is 1; -- said of certain functions or numbers; as, natural numbers, those commencing at 1; natural sines, cosines, etc., those taken in arcs whose radii are 1.
  • Produced by natural organs, as those of the human throat, in distinction from instrumental music.
  • Of or pertaining to a key which has neither a flat nor a sharp for its signature, as the key of C major.
  • Applied to an air or modulation of harmony which moves by easy and smooth transitions, digressing but little from the original key.
  • Neither flat nor sharp; -- of a tone.
  • Changed to the pitch which is neither flat nor sharp, by appending the sign ♮; as, A natural.
  • Existing in nature or created by the forces of nature, in contrast to production by man; not made, manufactured, or processed by humans; as, a natural ruby; a natural bridge; natural fibers; a deposit of natural calcium sulfate. Opposed to artificial man-made manufactured processed and synthetic.
  • Not processed or refined; in the same statre as that existing in nature; as, natural wood; natural foods.
  • One born without the usual powers of reason or understanding; an idiot.
  • A character [♮] used to contradict, or to remove the effect of, a sharp or flat which has preceded it, and to restore the unaltered note.
  • A person who has an innate talent that makes success in some specific endeavor, such as sports, much easier than for others; as, Pele was a natural in soccer.
  • (craps) a first roll of 7 or 11 that immediately wins the stake
  • a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
  • someone regarded as certain to succeed
  • (of a parent or child) related by blood; genetically related
  • in accordance with nature; relating to or concerning nature
  • existing in or produced by nature; not artificial or imitation
  • existing in or in conformity with nature or the observable world; neither supernatural nor magical
  • (of a musical note) being neither raised nor lowered by one chromatic semitone

How to use natural in a sentence. Natural pronunciation.

Kaid might slay, might toss a pasha or a slave into the Nile now and then, might invite a Bey to visit him, and stroke his beard and call him brother and put diamond-dust in the coffee he drank, so that he died before two suns came and went again, "of inflammation and a natural death"; but he, Achmet Pasha, was the dark Inquisitor who tortured every day, for whose death all men prayed, and whom some would have slain, but that another worse than himself might succeed him.
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It was as natural to him as David's manner was to himself.
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That crime should be followed by secrecy and further crime, if need be, seems natural to the Oriental mind.
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The suggestion in his words had seemed natural; but, from the first, a sharp suspicion was in the mind of Hylda, and his last words had convinced her that if Nahoum did not surely know the truth, he suspected it all too well.
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This was a natural sequence to his downfall.
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He was alone in the compartment with Lacey, whose natural garrulity had had a severe discipline in the months that had passed since he had asked to be allowed to black David's boots.
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Are not the Plays, (if not by Design) yet by a natural and necessary Consequence, an _undermining_ of his Laws, and an _Attempt_ upon his Government?
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I sat down on a stone, with a sigh, and by a natural impulse one of my hands sought my forehead, and the other the base of my stomach.
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The people were glad to have a legitimately constituted government, but did not particularly enjoy having strangers from distant States put in authority over them-a sentiment that was natural enough.
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In truth his air was so natural and so simple that one was always catching himself accepting his stately sentences as meaning something, when they really meant nothing in the world.
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For Nature that has given us Appetites, has also given us an Inclination to satisfie 'em; and 'tis no more than the Satisfying the Natural Desires and Inclinations of Men and Women; that I concern my self about.
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Nay, their Desires are generally more impetuous; for finding of their Natural Concupiscence stirring 'em up to a desire of Copulation, they apprehend that there's more in't then what they find, when once they come to try.
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The natural impulse of Emmeline's disposition was to reply with hospitable kindliness; she found it very difficult to maintain her purpose; it shamed her to behave like the ordinary landlady, to appear actuated by mean motives.
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Emmeline began to waver in her conviction and to feel a natural annoyance.
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Of course you wish you'd never set eyes on me, Mrs. Mumford; but that's only natural: in your place I'm sure I should feel the same.
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Besides, what can be more natural than to write about what interests me?
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To begin with, I note down that my religious belief I carried still intact with me from Metz did not withstand the study of natural philosophy.
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Possibly, too, the women are stiffened in will by a natural reaction in finding their husbands and brothers so stuffed with inconclusive theories.
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Gogol could not repress the fun that is so essential an element in human life, any more than he could stop the beating of his heart; he saw men and women with the eyes of a natural born humorist, to whom the utter absurdity of humanity and human relations was enormously salient.
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Turgenev, like Goethe, was a natural aristocrat in his manner and in his literary taste-and had the same dislike for extremists of all kinds.
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Examples of Natural

Example #1
At Nahoum's words the dusky brown of Achmet's face turned as black as the sudden dilation of the pupil of an eye deepens its hue, and he said with a guttural accent: "Every man hath a time to die.
Example #2
He had read the malice behind their words, and there had flashed into his own mind tales told him, with every circumstance of accuracy, of deaths within and without the Palace.
Example #3
Each had trained himself in his own way to the mastery of his will, and the will in each was stronger than any passion of emotion in them.
Example #4
His manner had not been bravado.
Example #5
Mizraim had seen removal follow upon removal, and the dark Nile flowed on gloomily, silently, faithful to the helpless ones tossed into its bosom.
Example #6
It did not astonish Mizraim that Nahoum had kept all this secret.