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UNNATURAL

that which is contrary to nature because it is contrary to right reason, hence irrational; or against the dignity of the human being as created to the image of God, hence unworthy; or against the divinely ordained purpose for which a given faculty should be used, hence perverse.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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