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Nature (IPA: /ˈneɪtʃɝ/)


Nature (n.)

The existing system of things; the world of matter, or of matter and mind; the creation; the universe.

Nature (n.)

The personified sum and order of causes and effects; the powers which produce existing phenomena, whether in the total or in detail; the agencies which carry on the processes of creation or of being; -- often conceived of as a single and separate entity, embodying the total of all finite agencies and forces as disconnected from a creating or ordering intelligence.

Nature (n.)

The established or regular course of things; usual order of events; connection of cause and effect.

Nature (n.)

Conformity to that which is natural, as distinguished from that which is artifical, or forced, or remote from actual experience.

Nature (n.)

The sum of qualities and attributes which make a person or thing what it is, as distinct from others; native character; inherent or essential qualities or attributes; peculiar constitution or quality of being.

Nature (n.)

Hence: Kind, sort; character; quality.

Nature (n.)

Physical constitution or existence; the vital powers; the natural life.

Nature (n.)

Natural affection or reverence.

Nature (n.)

Constitution or quality of mind or character.

Nature (v. t.)

To endow with natural qualities.

Nature

Phenomena of the physical world, and also to life in general

Nature

Philosophical concept

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Scientific journal

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Essay by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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American rapper

Example Sentence (Quote)

" " not judging truth to be in nature better than falsehood, but setting a value upon both according to interest." - John Dryden

Example Sentence (Quote)

" " that is the nature of politics: poly, meaning more than one, and ticks, meaning blood-sucking parasites." - Politics

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .and she has a nature so malign and evil that she never sates her greedy will, and after food is hungrier than before." - Inferno (Dante)

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [If] there is mercy in nature, it is accidental. Nature is neither kind nor cruel but indifferent." - Richard Dawkins

Example Sentence (Quote)

"50 FT. HIGH MAN-THING in a land of NATURE GONE MAD!" - The Cyclops (film)


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