transitive verb
un·​naturalize | \ "+ \

Definition of unnaturalize

1 archaic : to deprive of natural characteristics : make unnatural
2 : to deprive of the rights of citizenship

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First Known Use of unnaturalize

1605, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for unnaturalize

un- entry 2 + naturalize

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“Unnaturalize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unnaturalize. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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