['nætʃ(ə)rəlɪ] or ['nætʃrəli]
(adv.) as might be expected; 'naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge bill'.
(adv.) according to nature; by natural means; without artificial help; 'naturally grown flowers'.
(adv.) in a natural or normal manner; 'speak naturally and easily'.
(adv.) through inherent nature; 'he was naturally lazy'.
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(adv.) In a natural manner or way; according to the usual course of things; spontaneously.
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- Attach a closely wound coil to a sensitive galvanometer (Fig. 237); naturally there is no deflection of the galvanometer needle, because there is no current in the wire. Bertha M. Clark. General Science.
- I started much more naturally then, to find myself confronted by a man in a sober gray dress. Charles Dickens. Great Expectations.
- Hunger and recent ill-usage are great assistants if you want to cry; and Oliver cried very naturally indeed. Charles Dickens. Oliver Twist.
- But naturally enough this suggestion was repulsed by Yuan Chwang. H. G. Wells. The Outline of History_Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind.
- And you're naturally of a polite disposition, you are. Charles Dickens. Our Mutual Friend.
- She was naturally sensible, and misfortunes had made her serious. Harriette Wilson. The Memoirs of Harriette Wilson.
- The Duke of St. Austrey, who sat at his hostess's right, was naturally the chief figure of the evening. Edith Wharton. The Age of Innocence.
- I feel I can easily and naturally make room in my heart for you, as my third and youngest sister. Charlotte Bronte. Jane Eyre.
- The reader will naturally be disposed to ask whether it is intended to claim that Edison has brought about all this magnificent growth of the electric-lighting art. Frank Lewis Dyer. Edison, His Life and Inventions.
- It is a curious fact that in the Edison family the pronunciation of the name has always been with the long e sound, as it would naturally be in the Dutch language. Frank Lewis Dyer. Edison, His Life and Inventions.
- It would be done so quickly and so naturally, that I daresay the young man himself has no recollection of it. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Return of Sherlock Holmes.
- Somebody pays for this, is a thought that naturally occurs to us; who pays? Charles Dickens. Our Mutual Friend.
- Oh, but I am happier than usual to-day, answered I, very naturally. Harriette Wilson. The Memoirs of Harriette Wilson.
- Specifications had been drawn, and I had signed and sworn to the application for patents for these seventy-eight inventions, and naturally I supposed they had been filed in the regular way. Frank Lewis Dyer. Edison, His Life and Inventions.
- After the reaper, the mowing machine came naturally. Various. The Wonder Book of Knowledge.
- So they declared that there were in the world men naturally slaves. H. G. Wells. The Outline of History_Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind.
- He had determined to wait till the chance presented itself naturally; and here it was, and here he was on the doorstep. Edith Wharton. The Age of Innocence.
- A promise, therefore, is naturally something altogether unintelligible, nor is there any act of the mind belonging to it. David Hume. A Treatise of Human Nature.
- But fabrics immersed in a bleaching powder solution do not lose their color as would naturally be expected. Bertha M. Clark. General Science.
- I naturally inquired why he was not there too, instead of pacing the streets by himself? Charles Dickens. David Copperfield.
- We are naturally in the vagabond way here, sir, both myself and Phil. Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
- Naturally, Mr. Hall’s first thought on his return to Chicago was to induce Mr. Duncan to build a larger model, capable of greater speed and greater output. Various. The Wonder Book of Knowledge.
- A young man naturally conceives an aversion to labour, when for a long time he receives no benefit from it. Adam Smith. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.
- An invention of such great value to the farmer naturally advertised itself through the country districts. Rupert S. Holland. Historic Inventions.
- This position, naturally a strong and defensible one, was also strongly intrenched. Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.
- But he was possessed of an irascible temper, and was naturally disputatious. Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.
- And Celia the matron naturally felt more able to advise her childless sister. George Eliot. Middlemarch.
- The evidence is more complete than could well have been expected in a matter which is naturally so very difficult to be ascertained. Adam Smith. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.
- It might naturally be expected, that I should join DIFFERENCE to the other relations. David Hume. A Treatise of Human Nature.
- The quantity of money, on the contrary, must in every country naturally increase as the value of the annual produce increases. Adam Smith. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.
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