naturalness
noun see natural I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • naturalness — noun 1. the quality of being natural or based on natural principles (Freq. 1) he accepted the naturalness of death the spontaneous naturalness of his manner • Ant: ↑unnaturalness • Derivationally related forms: ↑natural …   Useful english dictionary

  • naturalness — natural ► ADJECTIVE 1) existing in or derived from nature; not made, caused by, or processed by humankind. 2) in accordance with nature; normal or to be expected: a natural death. 3) born with a particular skill or quality: a natural leader. 4)… …   English terms dictionary

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  • naturalness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Freedom from constraint, formality, embarrassment, or awkwardness: casualness, ease, easiness, informality, poise, spontaneity, unceremoniousness, unrestraint. See RESTRAINT, TIGHTEN …   English dictionary for students

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