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good nature

pleasant disposition; kindly nature; amiability.
Origin of good nature
late Middle English
1400-50; late Middle English Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He had long arms, large hands, and immense good nature.
  • It is no small grief to a good nature to try his friends.
  • All other knowledge is hurtful to him who has not the science of honesty and good nature.
  • Drawing upon their fundamental good nature and genuine pride in themselves as representatives of a group made a difference.
  • One second he is beaming, his big face glowing with good nature, and the next he is the personification of wrath.
  • His simplicity, however, and his good nature carry in them perils for an executive.
  • If it does not, they will bring new life to make good nature's lack.
  • No amount of good nature or cunning calculations will prevent this encounter.
  • The delightful talk, the serene good nature, the revelation of the artistic nature-it's all wonderfully fine.
  • However, there are many people looking to exploit the senior citizens' good nature.
Idioms and Phrases with good nature

good nature

A cheerful, obliging disposition, as in Ted is known for his good nature—he's always willing to help. [ Mid-1400s ]
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