HyperDic: naturalness

English > 3 senses of the word naturalness:
NOUNattributenaturalnessthe quality of being natural or based on natural principles
attributenaturalness, artlessness, innocence, ingenuousnessthe quality of innocent naivete
attributenaturalnessthe likeness of a representation to the thing represented
English > naturalness: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being natural or based on natural principles.
Examples
  • "he accepted the naturalness of death"
  • "the spontaneous naturalness of his manner"
AttributesnaturalIn accordance with nature
unnaturalnot in accordance with or determined by nature
Narrowerease, informalityfreedom from constraint or embarrassment
naturalization, naturalisationThe quality of being brought into conformity with nature
simplicity, simmplenessabsence of affectation or pretense
sincerity, unassumingnessA quality of naturalness and simplicity
spontaneity, spontaneousnessThe quality of being spontaneous and coming from natural feelings without constraint
unaffectednessnot affected
unpretentiousnessThe quality of being natural and without pretensions
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
OppositeunnaturalnessThe quality of being unnatural or not based on natural principles
Spanishnaturalidad
Catalannaturalitat
Adjectivesnaturalexisting in or in conformity with nature or the observable world
naturalfree from artificiality
English > naturalness: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality of innocent naivete.
Synonymsartlessness, innocence, ingenuousness
NarrowerinnocencyAn innocent quality or thing or act
Broadernaivete, naivety, naivenesslack of sophistication or worldliness
Spanishingenuidad, inocencia, naturalidad
Catalaningenuïtat, innocència, naturalitat
English > naturalness: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe likeness of a representation to the thing represented.
Example"engineers strove to increase the naturalness of recorded music"
Broaderlikeness, alikeness, similitudesimilarity in appearance or character or nature between persons or things
Adjectivesnaturalexisting in or produced by nature

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