Disnatured

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Disnatured Deprived or destitute of natural feelings; unnatural.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Disnatured dis-nā′tūrd unnatural, devoid of natural affection
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. dis-, + nature,: cf. OF. desnaturé, F. dénaturé,

Usage

In poetry:

Even as a wind-waved fountain's swaying shade
Seems of mixed race, a gray wraith shot with sun,
So through his trial faith translucent rayed
Till darkness, halt disnatured so, betrayed
A heart of sunshine that would fain o'errun.
"To H.W.L." by James Russell Lowell