Disnatured
Disnatured Dis*na"tured (?; 135), a. [Pref. dis- + nature: cf. OF. desnatur['e], F. d['e]natur['e].] Deprived or destitute of natural feelings; unnatural. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • disnatured — /dis nāˈchərd/ adjective Unnatural, devoid of natural affection ORIGIN: ↑dis (2) • • • disnaturalize or disnaturalise / natˈ or nachˈ/ transitive verb To make alien or unnatural …   Useful english dictionary

  • disnatured — v. negate something of its nature or proper appearance; make unnatural …   English contemporary dictionary

  • di- — dis dis (?; 258) 1. A prefix from the Latin, whence F. d[ e]s, or sometimes d[ e] , dis . The Latin dis appears as {di }before b, d, g, l, m, n, r, v, becomes dif before f, and either dis or di before j. It is from the same root as bis twice, and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dis- — (?; 258) 1. A prefix from the Latin, whence F. d[ e]s, or sometimes d[ e] , dis . The Latin dis appears as {di }before b, d, g, l, m, n, r, v, becomes dif before f, and either dis or di before j. It is from the same root as bis twice, and duo, E …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Edip Cansever — [IPA|eˡd̪ip ˡʤan.sevɛɾ] (August 8 1928 ndash; May 28 1986) was a Turkish poet.BiographyBorn in Istanbul, Turkey, Cansever attended Trade Academy for some time, and worked as an antiquity salesman in Grand Bazaar, Istanbul. Despite his denial, he… …   Wikipedia

  • disnature — /dis nay cheuhr/, v.t., disnatured, disnaturing. to deprive (something) of its proper nature or appearance; make unnatural. [1400 50; late ME < AF, MF desnaturer, equiv. to des DIS 1 + naturer, v. deriv. of nature NATURE] * * * …   Universalium

  • disnature — /dɪsˈneɪtʃə/ (say dis naychuh) verb (t) (disnatured, disnaturing) to deprive of its proper nature; make unnatural …   Australian English dictionary

  • disnaturalize — or disnaturalise / natˈ or nachˈ/ transitive verb To make alien or unnatural • • • Main Entry: ↑disnatured …   Useful english dictionary

  • disnaturalise — disnaturalize or disnaturalise / natˈ or nachˈ/ transitive verb To make alien or unnatural • • • Main Entry: ↑disnatured …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”