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nature [ 'neitʃə] n.大自然;本性;性质

by nature 生性,本性上

in nature 性质上;实际上

in the nature of 具有…的性质的

in nature 本质上

in nature
本质上

nature ['neitʃə] n. 自然, 性质,种类

nature ['neitʃə] 性质

人之初,性本善 Man's nature at birth is good.

无为而治 govern by doing nothing that is against nature; govern by non-interference

一大二公 (concerning the people's commune) large in size and collective in nature

自然保护区 natural reserve; nature preservation zone

人之初,性本善 Man's nature at birth is good.

quasi-judicial nature 类似司法的性质

My suggestions to deal with the problem are as follows. To begin with, it is urgent to create nature reserves. Secondly, certain rare wild animals that are going to be extinct should be collected, fed and reproduced artificially. Finally, those who hunter them must be punished severely.
我对解决这个问题的建议如下:首先,迫在眉睫的是建立自然保护区。其次,有些濒临灭绝的珍稀野生动物应该收捕、人工喂养并繁殖。最后,对于捕猎珍稀野生动物的人必须严惩。

国际保护自然资源联盟 International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN)

Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend's success.
人人都能同情朋友的痛苦,然而共享朋友的成功需要非常优良的品性。

Nature is by no means inferior to art, and no works of art is not the imitation of various phenomena of nature.
自然绝对不低于艺术,艺术作品无一不是对种种自然现象的模仿。

I have observed that only those plants in nature which are strongest survive and reproduce themselves. It seems to me that hardiness is the chief essential for success.
我观察到,自然界中只有最强壮的植物才能存活并繁衍。看来坚韧是成功的基本要素。

Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
一成不变违反自然、违反生命,能够做到完全始终如一的只有死人。

This report about the effect of modernization on human nature is well worth reading.
这份关于现代化对于人性影响的报告很值得一读。

sb.'s inward nature
某人的内在本质

His nature is a combination of strength and kindness.
他的性格柔中寓刚。

He has a violent nature.
他性情很暴躁。

nature reserve: an area of land or water kept for nature protection
自然保护区

She is shy by nature and shrinks from any stranger.
她生性羞怯,怕见生人。

Before you enter into an agreement of this nature, you should read the agreement carefully.
在签署这类协议之前, 你应该仔细看一下协议内容。

It goes against my nature to get up early in the morning.
早上早起违背了我的本性。

We now come to realize that the idea that man should dominate nature rather than live in harmony with it is wrong.
我们现在逐渐意识到,人应征服自然而不与它和睦相处的观点是错误的。

Given the nature of government and private employers, it seems most likely that discrimination by private employers would be greater.
根据政府和私人雇主的性质来看,私人雇主更有可能采取歧视。

Quite apart from the logistic problems, there existed a well-established tradition in Britain which refused to repatriate against their will people who found themselves in British hands and the nature of whose reception by their own government was, to say the least, dubious.
除了逻辑推理问题之外,在英国存在一种悠久的拒绝遣送违反他们意志的人们的传统,这些人们发现他们处于英国政府的掌握,而这种政府接受的本质却不确定的。

Great comic artists assume that truth may bear all lights, and thus they seek to accentuate contradictions in social action, not gloss over or transcend them by appeals to extrasocial symbols of divine ends, cosmic purpose, or laws of nature.
大喜剧家们认为真理需要各种启示,因此他们开始强调社会活动中的各种矛盾,而不是掩饰或者通过非社会象征的神圣结局和喜剧目的、自然规律来超越它。

Fallois proposed that Proust had tried to begin a novel in 1908, abandoned it for what was to be a long demonstration of Saint-Beure’s blindness to the real nature of great writing, found the essay giving rise to personal memories and fictional developments, and allowed these to take over in a steadily developing novel.
Fallois提出Proust 1908年就开始写小说了,因为Saint-Beure对于写作的真实性质的忽视,他把小说放置了。后来开始流行个人回忆录和科幻小说,这些东西和小说一起稳步地发展。

He enjoys the liberties hard won over centuries by the alliance of philosophic genius and political heroism, consecrated by the blood of martyrs; he is provided with comport and leisure by the most productive economy ever known to mankind; science has penetrated the secrets of nature in order to provide him with the marvellous, life like electronic sound and image reproductions he is enjoying.
他享受着数世纪来哲学天才和政治英雄们联合取得的自由,这是被烈士的鲜血神圣化了的自由;着人类有史以来最发达的经济提供的舒适与休闲;科学解开了自然的奥秘,使他能享受神奇逼真的音响和影像效果。

These ads were strategically placed among family-oriented TV shows and programs involving nature and America in order to most effectively reach target audiences.
这些广告被放置在面向家庭的与自然和美国有关的电视节目里面,以便最有效的接触到目标观众

We enjoyed the beauty of nature.
我们欣赏大自然的美。

It's only human nature to want a comfortable life.
想过舒适的生活不过是普通人的本性。

He has a mild nature.
他的性格温和。

Nature is at its best in spring.
春天里万物欣欣向荣。

It's her nature to be generous.
慷慨大方是她的天性。

That seems quite soon considering the nature of the product and shipping time.
考虑到产品的性质和运输时间那看来太快了。

Such is human nature, that man like money women like beauty.
这就是人类的本性--男人爱钱,女人爱美。

Such is human nature, that man always desire to earn more money.
人总有想挣到更多的钱的欲望,这就是人类的本性。

Custom is a second nature.
习惯是第二天性。

Habit is second nature.
习惯成自然。

It is the nature of every man to err, but only the fool perseveres in the error.
人总不免要犯错误,只有蠢人才坚持不改。

It is the nature of folly to see the faults of others and forget his own.
愚蠢的本质是只看到别人的错处而忘却了自己的过失。

Man will conquer nature.
人定胜天。

Nature abhors a vacuum.
自然界里是没有真空的。

Nature has given us two ears, two eyes, and but one tongue, to the end that we should hear and see more than we speak.
天赋我们两耳,两眼,一张嘴巴,归根到底该多听,多看,少说话。

Nature is the glass reflecting truth.
大自然是反应真理的一面镜子。

Nature teaches us to love our friends but religion our enemies.
自然教我们爱朋友,宗教却教我们爱敌人。

Nature, time, and patience are the three great physicians.
自然,时间和耐心,是三大伟大的医生。

Nature will have its course.
天行其道。

The love of beauty is an essential part of all healthy human nature.
爱美是所有健康人天性中的一个重要部分。

The wolf may lose his teeth, but never his nature.
江山易改,本性难易。

Though you cast out nature with a fork, it will still return.
本性难移。

Use is a second nature.
习惯成自然。

We cannot wait for favors from nature; we must take them from her-- that is our task.
Ivan V.Michurin, Russian agronomist
我们不能等待大自然的恩赐,我们必须向她索取——这就是我们的任务。
俄国家艺学家米丘林I.V

I want to bring out the secrets of nature and apply them for the hap-piness of man. I don't know of any better service to offer for the short time we are in the world.
Thomas Edison, American inventor
我想揭示大自然的秘密,用来造福人类。我认为,在我们的短暂一生中,最好的贡献莫过于此了。
美国发明家爱迪生.T.

The love of beauty is an essential part of all healthy human nature.
John Ruskin, British writer and critic
爱美是健康人天性的重要组成部分。
英国作家、批评家罗斯金.J.

True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise.
Joseph Addison, British writer
真正的幸福不显出露水,它摈弃浮华和喧嚣。
英国作家艾迪生.J.

Envy is a most terrible thing, and would spoil anybody's nature.
Oscar Wilde, British dramatist
嫉妒是很可怕的东西,它会毁坏人的天性。
英国剧作家王尔德.O.

The family is one of nature's masterpieses.
George Santayana, American Philosopher and poet
家庭是大自然创造的杰作之一。
美国哲学家、诗人桑塔亚那.G.

All things are artificial , for nature is the art of God.
Sir Thomas Brown, British physician
一切都是人造的,连大自然也是上帝的杰作。
英国医生布朗爵士。.T.

In nature there are no rewards or punishments; there are consequences.
Horacel Annexley Vachell,British writer 
自然界中没有奖赏和惩罚,只有因果报应。
英国作家瓦谢尔H A

The laws of Nature, that is to say the laws of God, plainly made every human being a law unto himself, we must steadfastly refuse to obey those laws, and we must as steadfastly stand by the conventions which ignore them , since the statutes furnish us peace, fairly good government and stability, and therefore are better for us than the laws of God, which would soon plunge us into confusion and disorder and anarchy if we should adopt them.
Mark Twain, American writer 
自然法即神灵法,只是用来约束每一个个体的法律,我们必须坚定地拒绝遵守。我们应该坚定地遵守忽视神灵法的规章制度,因为规章制度赋予我们和平、比较好的政府和稳定,因而对我们来说,规章制度比神灵法更好,因为如果我们采用神灵法的话,他会将我们陷入迷惑、无序和无政府状态。
美国作家马克?吐温

Art is the object of feeling , and the subject of nature.
S.K.langer, American philosopher and educator 
艺术是情感的客观表现。也是本性的主观反映。
美国哲学家、教育家兰格S K 

Art is the right hand of nature. The latter only gave us being, but the former made us men .
Friedrich Schiller, German poet 
艺术是自然的右手。自然只让我们存在,而艺术创造我们的人类。
德国诗人席勒F 

The love of beauty is an essential part of all healthy human nature.
John Ruskin, American writer and critic 
爱美是健康人性的重要组成部分。
美国作家、批评家罗斯金J 

@@@ 从容, 镇静
calm down 平静下来; 镇定下来
clear the air 消除愤怒、误解或混乱
cool down/off 变凉爽; 使冷静
good nature 好脾气
keep one's head 保持镇静
take one's time 不急不忙, 从容进行

@@@ 好, 善, 美
all right 1.好(与OK的用法相同); 良好
2.毫无疑问地, 显然
be better off doing sth. 日子更好过, 处境更加佳
be good at 善于, 擅长于
by all means 一定; (表示答应)好的, 当然可以
change for the better 改进; 改善; 好转
cheer (sb.) up 使高兴, 使情绪好转
cope with 对付...; 妥善处理棘手之事
do a good job 干得出色, 干得好
do well 做得好, 进展得好
excel in 擅长
fawn on 讨好, 奉承
fine arts 美术
for the better 好转, 向好的方向发展
for the good of 为了对...有好处; 为了...的利益
get/be ready for 准备好
get ... right 把...做好, 把...弄对
get off the ground (指活动、事业等)顺利开始
get set 准备好开始
go well 事情顺利进行
good nature 好脾气
good temper 好心情
had better do sth. 最好还是; 应该
have (sth.) in mind 考虑好; 打算
have a heart of gold 好心肠
hit it off 相处得很好; 合得来
if only 要是...就好了(用以表示对现时或未来的愿望)
in a good mood 心情好, 高兴
in good condition 状态良好
in shape 1.在外形上
2.处于良好状态, 健康
make the best of 善处(逆境); 尽量做好
pay off 1.证明是成功的; 做...是有好处的或值得的
2.还清(债款)
prepare for 准备好, 做...打算
put away 1.把...收起来, 放好
2.存储以备他日之需, 积攒
set the stage for sth. 为某事做好准备或创造条件
superior to 好于, 优于; 高于
take a rain check (on sth.) 谢绝一番好意, 但答应日后接受
think much of 高度评价; 认为不错
too good to be true 太好以致于不现实, 令人难以置信
with flying colors 出色地

I feel the call of nature 内急;急于上厕所

let nature take its course 顺其自然

- bury one's head in the sand 逃避现实
The environmental pollution is getting worse and worse. We can't bury our head in the sand, or the nature will punish us.

W.P.A coverage is too narrow for a shipment of this nature, please extend the coverage to include TPND.
针对这种性质的货物只保水渍险是不够的,请加保偷盗提货不成险。

The F.P.A. doesn't cover partial loss of the nature of particular average.
平安险不包括单独海损性质的部分损失。

本性 nature; self; essentiality

本性 [běn xìng] /natural instincts/nature/inherent quality/

本质 [běn zhì] /essence/nature/innate character/intrinsic quality/

大自然 [dà zì rán] /nature (as in Mother Nature)/

定性 [dìng xìng] /(v) establish the chemical makeup of a compound/(v) determine the nature of a criminal/

法定 [fǎ dìng] /(adj) legal; of a legal nature/

和善 [hé shàn] /good-natured/

老实巴交 [lǎo shí bā jiāo] /honest/good natured/

融合 [róng hé] /a mixture/an amalgam/welding together/be in harmony with (nature)/harmonize with/fit in/

神仙 [shén xiān] /(n) a supernatural or immortal being (i.e. fairy, elf, leprechaun)/(n) anyone who is lighthearted in nature/

天籁 [tiān lài] /sounds of nature/

心眼好 [xīn yǎn hǎo] /well-intentioned/good-natured/kind-hearted/

性 [xìng] /sex/nature/surname/suffix corresponding to -ness or -ity/

性格 [xìng gé] /nature/disposition/temperament/character/

性情 [xìng qing ] /nature/temperament/

性质 [xìng zhì] /nature/characteristic/

彝 [yí] /normal nature of man/rule/

原性 [yuán xìng] /original nature/

质 [zhì] /hostage/substance/nature/quality/

自然 [zì rán] /nature/natural/naturally/

自然界 [zì rán jiè] /nature/the natural world/

For us, this means that evolution is over; the biological Utopia has arrived. Strangely, it has involved little physical change.
对我们来说,这意味着进化已经结束;生物学上的乌托邦已经降临。奇怪的是,这一过程几乎丝毫没有牵涉到身体上的变化,
No other species fills so many places in nature.
没有其他物种充斥着自然中如此多的空间。

They jury agreed that the nature of the game, not the helmet, was the reason for the athlete's injury.
陪审团也认为造成该运动员受伤的是这项运动本身的危险性,而不是头盔。

Rather, we have a certain conception of the American citizen, a character who is incomplete if he cannot competently assess how his livelihood and happiness are affected by things outside of himself.
我们更应该具有的是作为美国公民的某种观念,即他必须准确判断自身的生活和幸福是如何受到外界影响的,否则他的公民特征就是不完整的。
But this was not always the case; before it was legally required for all children to attend school until a certain age, it was widely accepted that some were just not equipped by nature to pursue this kind of education.
但是情况并不总是如此;在法律要求所有儿童必须上学至一定年龄之前,人们普遍认为有些儿童天生就适合接受这种教育。

His mind was ready for the unpredictable.
他的思想在准备思考不可预测的事。
Unpredicability is part of the essential nature of research.
不可预测性是科学研究不可或缺的一个重要特征。
If you don't have unpredictable things, you don't have research.
如果没有不可预测现象的产生就无所谓科学研究了。
Scientists tend to forget this when writing their cut and dried reports for the technical journals, but history is filled with examples of it.
科学家们在为科学杂志撰写千篇一律的报告时常常忘记这一点,而历史上这样的例子却比比皆是。

One place where children soak up A characteristics is school, which is, by its very nature, a highly competitive institution.
让孩子吸收A型性格的一个地方是学校。学校,就其本质而言,是高度竞争的机构。

{adj: German, Germanic, Teutonic} of a more or less German nature; somewhat German
"Germanic peoples"
"his Germanic nature"
"formidable volumes Teutonic in their thoroughness"

{adj: abstract, abstractionist, nonfigurative, nonobjective} not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of nature
"a large abstract painting"

{adj: abstractive} of an abstracting nature or having the power of abstracting
"abstractive analysis"

{adj: accordant} being in agreement or harmony; often followed by `with'
"a place perfectly accordant with man's nature"-Thomas Hardy
<-> discordant

{adj: adscititious} supplemental; not part of the real or essential nature of a thing
"adscititious vowels"

{adj: agreeable} conforming to your own liking or feelings or nature
"Is the plan agreeable to you?"
"he's an agreeable fellow"
"My idea of an agreeable person...is a person who agrees with me"- Disraeli
"an agreeable manner"
<-> disagreeable

{adj: alien, foreign} not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something
"an economic theory alien to the spirit of capitalism"
"the mysticism so foreign to the French mind and temper"
"jealousy is foreign to her nature"

{adj: angelic, angelical, cherubic, seraphic, sweet} having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub
"an angelic smile"
"a cherubic face"
"looking so seraphic when he slept"
"a sweet disposition"

{adj: animal} of the nature of or characteristic of or derived from an animal or animals
"the animal kingdom"
"animal instincts"
"animal fats"
<-> vegetable, mineral

{adj: apropos} of an appropriate or pertinent nature
<-> malapropos

{adj: artificial, unreal} contrived by art rather than nature
"artificial flowers"
"artificial flavoring"
"an artificial diamond"
"artificial fibers"
"artificial sweeteners"
<-> natural

{adj: asymptotic} relating to or of the nature of an asymptote
"an asymptotic function"

{adj: backward} (used of temperament or behavior) marked by a retiring nature
"a backward lover"
<-> forward

{adj: basic} of or denoting or of the nature of or containing a base

{adj: battleful, bellicose, combative} having or showing a ready disposition to fight
"bellicose young officers"
"a combative impulse"
"a contentious nature"

{adj: beastly, bestial, brute, brutish} resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility
"beastly desires"
"a bestial nature"
"brute force"
"a dull and brutish man"
"bestial treatment of prisoners"

{adj: benign, benignant} pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence
"a benign smile"
"the benign sky"
"the benign influence of pure air"
<-> malign

{adj: biblical} in keeping with the nature of the Bible or its times or people
"biblical styles in writing"
"a beard of biblical proportions"
"biblical costumes"

{adj: blithe, blithesome, lighthearted, lightsome, light-hearted} carefree and happy and lighthearted
"was loved for her blithe spirit"
"a merry blithesome nature"
"her lighthearted nature"
"trilling songs with a lightsome heart"

{adj: bluff} bluntly direct and outspoken but good-natured
"a bluff but pleasant manner"
"a bluff and rugged natural leader"

{adj: breezy} fresh and animated
"her breezy nature"

{adj: candid, open, heart-to-heart} openly straightforward and direct without reserve or secretiveness
"his candid eyes"
"an open and trusting nature"
"a heart-to-heart talk"

{adj: changed} made or become different in nature or form
"changed attitudes"
"changed styles of dress"
"a greatly changed country after the war"
<-> unchanged

{adj: changeless, constant, invariant, unvarying} persistent in occurrence and unvarying in nature
"maintained a constant temperature"
"principles of unvarying validity"

{adj: cheerful} being full of or promoting cheer; having or showing good spirits
"her cheerful nature"
"a cheerful greeting"
"a cheerful room"
"as cheerful as anyone confined to a hospital bed could be"
<-> cheerless

{adj: clear} clear to the mind
"a clear and present danger"
"a clear explanation"
"a clear case of murder"
"a clear indication that she was angry"
"gave us a clear idea of human nature"
<-> unclear

{adj: conceivable} within the bounds of what may be conceived within the framework of nature
"a cure is still conceivable"

{adj: conceptional, ideational, notional} being of the nature of a notion or concept
"a plan abstract and conceptional"
"to improve notional comprehension"
"a notional response to the question"

{adj: congenial} suitable to your needs or similar to your nature
"a congenial atmosphere to work in"
"two congenial spirits united...by mutual confidence and reciprocal virtues"- T.L.Peacock
<-> uncongenial

{adj: connate, cognate} related in nature
"connate qualities"

{adj: connatural} similar in nature
"and mix with our connatural dust"- John Milton

{adj: consonantal} relating to or having the nature of a consonant

{adj: contrary} very opposed in nature or character or purpose
"acts contrary to our code of ethics"
"the facts point to a contrary conclusion"

{adj: convivial, good-time} occupied with or fond of the pleasures of good company
"a convivial atmosphere at the reunion"
"a woman of convivial nature"
"he was a real good-time Charlie"

{adj: criminal, felonious} involving or being or having the nature of a crime
"a criminal offense"
"criminal abuse"
"felonious intent"

{adj: critical, decisive} forming or having the nature of a turning point or crisis
"a critical point in the campaign"
"the critical test"

{adj: cryptic, cryptical, deep, inscrutable, mysterious, mystifying} of an obscure nature
"the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms"
"a deep dark secret"
"the inscrutable workings of Providence"
"in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life"- Rachel Carson
"rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands"

{adj: crystalline} consisting of or containing or of the nature of crystals
"granite is crystalline"
<-> noncrystalline

{adj: cynical, misanthropic, misanthropical} believing the worst of human nature and motives; having a sneering disbelief in e.g. selflessness of others

{adj: daedal} complex and ingenious in design or function
"the daedal hand of nature"

{adj: declarative, declaratory, asserting} relating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration
<-> interrogative, interrogatory

{adj: deific} characterized by divine or godlike nature

{adj: denatured, denaturized, denaturised} changed in nature or natural quality
"denatured alcohol"

{adj: different} unlike in nature or quality or form or degree
"took different approaches to the problem"
"came to a different conclusion"
"different parts of the country"
"on different sides of the issue"
"this meeting was different from the earlier one"
<-> same

{adj: direct} similar in nature or effect or relation to another quantity
"a term is in direct proportion to another term if it increases (or decreases) as the other increases (or decreases)"
<-> inverse

{adj: disbelieving, skeptical, sceptical, unbelieving} denying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion
"a skeptical approach to the nature of miracles"

{adj: distinct, distinguishable} (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality
"plants of several distinct types"
"the word `nationalism' is used in at least two distinct senses"
"gold is distinct from iron"
"a tree related to but quite distinct from the European beech"
"management had interests quite distinct from those of their employees"

{adj: distortable} capable of having the meaning altered or twisted
"our words are distortable things--as in a crooked mirror held up to nature"

{adj: distrustful} having or showing distrust
"a man of distrustful nature"
"my experience...in other fields of law has made me distrustful of rules of thumb generally"- B.N.Cardozo
"vigilant and distrustful superintendence"- Thomas Jefferson
<-> trustful

{adj: divine, godlike} being or having the nature of a god
"the custom of killing the divine king upon any serious failure of his...powers"-J.G.Frazier
"the divine will"
"the divine capacity for love"
"'Tis wise to learn; 'tis God-like to create"-J.G.Saxe

{adj: dreamy, moony, woolgathering} dreamy in mood or nature
"a woolgathering moment"

{adj: earthy} not far removed from or suggestive of nature
"the earthy taste of warm milk fresh from the cow"
"earthy smells of new-mown grass"

{adj: easy} free from worry or anxiety
"knowing that I had done my best, my mind was easy"
"an easy good-natured manner"
"by the time the chsild faced the actual problem of reading she was familiar and at ease with all the elements words"
<-> uneasy

{adj: endowed} provided or supplied or equipped with (especially as by inheritance or nature)
"an well-endowed college"
"endowed with good eyesight"
"endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights"
<-> unendowed

{adj: equivocal, ambiguous} open to two or more interpretations; or of uncertain nature or significance; or (often) intended to mislead
"an equivocal statement"
"the polling had a complex and equivocal (or ambiguous) message for potential female candidates"
"the officer's equivocal behavior increased the victim's uneasiness"
"popularity is an equivocal crown"
"an equivocal response to an embarrassing question"
<-> unequivocal

{adj: evil, vicious} having the nature of vice

{adj: exalted, sublime, grand, high-flown, high-minded, lofty, rarefied, rarified, idealistic, noble-minded} of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
"an exalted ideal"
"argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks
"a noble and lofty concept"
"a grand purpose"

{adj: exoteric} suitable for the general public
"writings of an exoteric nature"
<-> esoteric

{adj: experimental} of the nature of or undergoing an experiment
"an experimental drug"

{adj: fearful, timorous, trepid} timid by nature or revealing timidity
"timorous little mouse"
"in a timorous tone"
"cast fearful glances at the large dog"

{adj: fiduciary, fiducial} relating to or of the nature of a legal trust (i.e. the holding of something in trust for another)
"a fiduciary contract"
"in a fiduciary capacity"
"fiducial power"

{adj: forgiving} inclined or able to forgive and show mercy
"a kindly forgiving nature"
"a forgiving embrace to the naughty child"
<-> unforgiving

{adj: formulary} of or relating to or of the nature of a formula

{adj: fundamental, profound} far-reaching and thoroughgoing in effect especially on the nature of something
"the fundamental revolution in human values that has occurred"
"the book underwent fundamental changes"
"committed the fundamental error of confusing spending with extravagance"
"profound social changes"

{adj: fungible} of goods or commodities; freely exchangeable for or replaceable by another of like nature or kind in the satisfaction of an obligation

{adj: gentle} having or showing a kindly or tender nature
"the gentle touch of her hand"
"her gentle manner was comforting"
"a gentle sensitive nature"
"gentle blue eyes"

{adj: good-natured} having an easygoing and cheerful disposition
"too good-natured to resent a little criticism"
"the good-natured policeman on our block"
"the sounds of good-natured play"
<-> ill-natured

{adj: grave, sedate, sober, solemn} dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises
"a grave God-fearing man"
"a quiet sedate nature"
"as sober as a judge"
"a solemn promise"
"the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence"

{adj: heterogeneous, heterogenous} consisting of elements that are not of the same kind or nature
"the population of the United States is vast and heterogeneous"
<-> homogeneous


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