Definition of natural state in English:

natural state


  • The state or condition in which something occurs in nature, untreated or unprocessed, as before the application of any manufacturing process; the condition to which a thing, person, or system tends in the absence of external influences.


Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Bulwer (bap. 1606, d. 1656), medical practitioner and writer on deafness and on gesture.