Usage examples for unnatural

  1. It seemed unnatural not to have to pretend anything! – The Bent Twig by Dorothy Canfield
  2. I have thought since how unnatural I should have considered this, if I had read it in a book. – Basil by Wilkie Collins
  3. I could not imagine that this huge creature was in earnest in offering to beat me for what I had said, and yet I was sensible too of an unnatural fire in his eyes- a glow that put an expression of savage exultation into them; and this look of his somehow held me motionless and speechless. – The Honour of the Flag by W. Clark Russell
  4. " I listened at the door," she said, in a harsh, unnatural voice. – Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley
  5. Unnatural, cold, severe and, at the best of times, indifferent, as she had lately been to me, she was still my mother and I loved her. – Mr. Marx's Secret by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  6. Something in the unnatural calmness of her tone startled him; he turned to question her. – At the Time Appointed by A. Maynard Barbour
  7. Some one had been in the lane; some one had opened the window of his or her room in that tenement house across from him- surely there was nothing surprising, unnatural, or even out of the commonplace in that. – The Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard
  8. So far, her strength had been unnatural- born of the terror that made her unconscious of any wound. – The Plow-Woman by Eleanor Gates
  9. Phillis too- he screamed whenever he saw her, and with a jealousy not unnatural, and which Mrs. Grey was rather sorry for than annoyed at, she came into the room continually. – Christian's Mistake by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  10. The young man waited to hear no more, but mechanically followed Hetty to his room, starting and turning pale as a wild, unnatural laugh fell on his ear. – 'Lena Rivers by Mary J. Holmes
  11. In our effort to be solemn, and suit our words to the theme, we are unnatural. – The Chautauqua Girls At Home by Pansy, AKA Isabella M. Alden
  12. I suppose you think I am as unnatural and- and temporary as our surroundings? – The Dark Tower by Phyllis Bottome
  13. " Maria," he began in an unnatural voice, " we're bound for to part, and I can trewly swear, on leaving ye, that-" "- that for two- score year and twelve It's never entered your head to consider whether I've made 'ee a good wife or a bad. – The Delectable Duchy by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  14. It is unnatural for her to be so calm. – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  15. The voice was hard and unnatural. – Polly and the Princess by Emma C. Dowd
  16. Still, under the circumstances, it wasn't quite unnatural. – By Right of Purchase by Harold Bindloss
  17. We have seen that it is not unnatural to say: That tree is really green; it is only its distance that makes it look blue. – An Introduction to Philosophy by George Stuart Fullerton
  18. " Which is rather unnatural, it seems to me," Lord Cloverton answered quickly. – Princess Maritza by Percy Brebner
  19. Everything visible was made of wood, and the scene seemed stiff and extremely unnatural. – Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz by L. Frank Baum.
  20. She lay on her cushions very pale and white, but for the red spot on each cheek, and an unnatural brightness of the eyes. – The Heart of Denise and Other Tales by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats