- 1Without special intervention; in a natural manner: [as submodifier]: naturally curly hairMore example sentences
- Is your hair naturally curly, wavy, or straight?
- My most memorable feature was my quantity of fine golden hair, naturally curly but not fuzzy.
- I put on my clothes and leave my hair to dry naturally because it goes curlier that way.
- 1.1In a normal manner; without exaggeration or effort: act naturallyMore example sentences
- Zen monks are unique people - fanciful and bizarre, spontaneous action comes naturally to them.
- Today is International Left-Handed Day, which I shall celebrate by being left-handed all day (something that comes naturally to me).
- The babies with all their new-found freedom and the challenges of buoyancy, will do what comes naturally to them, surprising and delighting not just themselves but their parents too.
- 1.2 [as submodifier] By nature: a naturally bright pupilMore example sentences
- Like many naturally bright but socially disadvantaged young men, Trevor is rebelling.
- Her parents also provide the kind of positive role models that really help a naturally bright youngster like Katie to succeed.
- Very few educated Westerners would argue that men are naturally brighter, wiser, and better suited for high-paid jobs than women.
- 1.3As a logical result: one leads naturally into the otherMore example sentences
- The theoretical results presented above lead naturally to several computational applications.
- When young students come together, the result is naturally chaos and confusion.
- The happy result of such a decision is that it leads you naturally to support the local economy and craftspeople, who are adept at working with native materials.
- 2 [sentence adverb] As may be expected: naturally, I hoped for the bestMore example sentences
- He was a cross between David Niven and Spike Milligan, and you never knew what to expect, so naturally we children were always delighted to see him.
- When someone uses language that strong, you'd naturally expect him to have the facts to back up his words.
- And naturally I don't expect agreement on that, so there's no point in arguing it.
- (Of an action or skill) be easily accomplished, without the need for teaching or practice: for some people creative writing may come naturallyMore example sentences
- Wayne said he works very much alongside the composer with what comes naturally.
- Balan, who is 75 % blind, says massage comes naturally to him.
- Some artists abandon what they can't do well, some knock themselves out trying to master what doesn't come naturally.