Definitioner — Engelska
- The forces and processes that produce and control all the phenomena of the material world: the laws of nature.
- A primitive state of existence, untouched and uninfluenced by civilization or artificiality: couldn't tolerate city life anymore and went back to nature.
- The essential characteristics and qualities of a person or thing: "She was only strong and sweet and in her nature when she was really deep in trouble” ( Gertrude Stein).
- The fundamental character or disposition of a person; temperament: "Strange natures made a brotherhood of ill” ( Percy Bysshe Shelley).