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naturalness

Noun

1 the quality of being natural or based on natural principles; "he accepted the naturalness of death"; "the spontaneous naturalness of his manner" [ant: unnaturalness]
2 the quality of innocent naivete [syn: artlessness, innocence, ingenuousness]

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English

Noun

  1. The state or quality of being natural.
  2. Of a picture or recording, likeness to the original.

Translations

state or quality of being natural
likeness to original

Extensive Definition

Naturalness may refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Atticism, Bohemianism, abandon, absolute realism, affability, appropriateness, artlessness, austerity, authenticity, baldness, bareness, bona fideness, candor, casualness, chasteness, chastity, clarity, classicalism, classicism, clearness, comeliness, common speech, common touch, cordiality, correctness, dignity, directness, discrimination, distinction, ease, easiness, easygoingness, elegance, elegancy, familiarity, felicitousness, felicity, finish, fittingness, flow, flowing periods, fluency, folksiness, frankness, genuineness, good taste, grace, gracefulness, gracility, graciousness, health, homeliness, homespun, homeyness, honesty, household words, inartificiality, informality, informalness, intactness, irregularity, leanness, legitimacy, lifelikeness, limpidity, literalism, literality, literalness, looseness, lucidity, matter-of-factness, natural man, natural state, naturalism, nature, naturism, neatness, normalcy, normality, normalness, offhandedness, openness, order, pellucidity, perspicuity, photographic realism, plain English, plain speaking, plain speech, plain style, plain words, plainness, polish, pristineness, propriety, prosaicness, prosiness, purity, realism, realness, refinement, regularity, relaxedness, restrainedness, restraint, rustic style, seemliness, severity, simpleness, simplicity, sincerity, smoothness, soberness, sociability, spareness, spontaneity, starkness, state of nature, straightforwardness, taste, tastefulness, terseness, true-to-lifeness, truth to nature, unadorned style, unadornedness, unadulteration, unaffectation, unaffectedness, unartificialness, unassumingness, unceremoniousness, unconstrainedness, unconstraint, unconventionality, undisguise, unfictitiousness, unimaginativeness, unpoeticalness, unpretentiousness, unrestraint, unspeciousness, unspoiledness, unspuriousness, unsyntheticness, verisimilitude, vernacular, virginity, wholesomeness
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