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And I like his style: it is unartificial and bears the stamp of manly sincerity.

There is something solid, something pleasant and unartificial, about them.

Then away he went merrily over the unartificial ice on the Serpentine.

But unartificial nature is, in my opinion—haw—yes, a very wise nature, sometimes.

Then she stood upon tiptoe to kiss him, she was so unartificial, even before the company.

The isolated pair merely expressed their instincts in the unartificial, natural way.

Here in everything there was the air, the decorum, and the unartificial comfort of home.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., in the phrase artificial day "part of the day from sunrise to sunset," from Old French artificial, from Latin artificialis "of or belonging to art," from artificium (see artifice). Meaning "made by man" (opposite of natural) is from early 15c. Applied to things that are not natural, whether real (artificial light) or not (artificial flowers). Artificial insemination dates from 1897. Artificial intelligence "the science and engineering of making intelligent machines" was coined in 1956.

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