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1. nature

noun. ['ˈneɪtʃɝ'] the essential qualities or characteristics by which something is recognized.

Synonyms

  • quality

Antonyms

  • unwillingness
  • sociability

Etymology

  • nature (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nature (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Nature

  • denature

Example sentences of the word nature


1. Noun, singular or mass
Leave the top half exposed just as the acorn would fall in nature.

Quotes containing the word nature


1. There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.
- Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

2. A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
- Ingrid Bergman

3. The art of healing comes from nature, not from the physician. Therefore the physician must start from nature, with an open mind.
- Paracelsus

2. nature

noun. ['ˈneɪtʃɝ'] a causal agent creating and controlling things in the universe.

Synonyms

  • causal agency
  • causal agent

Antonyms

  • composure
  • agreeableness
  • unwilling

Etymology

  • nature (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nature (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. nature

noun. ['ˈneɪtʃɝ'] the natural physical world including plants and animals and landscapes etc..

Synonyms

  • macrocosm
  • universe
  • existence
  • world
  • cosmos

Antonyms

  • willing
  • permissiveness
  • unpermissiveness
  • ill nature

Etymology

  • nature (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nature (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. nature

noun. ['ˈneɪtʃɝ'] the complex of emotional and intellectual attributes that determine a person's characteristic actions and reactions.

Synonyms

  • ill-natured
  • good-natured
  • animality
  • disposition
  • temperament
  • sociality
  • trait
  • personality
  • complexion

Antonyms

  • good-natured
  • pleasant
  • disagreeable
  • unkind

Etymology

  • nature (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nature (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. nature

noun. ['ˈneɪtʃɝ'] a particular type of thing.

Antonyms

  • unfriendliness

Etymology

  • nature (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nature (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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