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Synonyms for nature

Synonyms for nature

the totality of all existing things

a class that is defined by the common attribute or attributes possessed by all its members

the combination of emotional, intellectual, and moral qualities that distinguishes an individual

a basic trait or set of traits that define and establish the character of something

a person's customary manner of emotional response

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the essential qualities or characteristics by which something is recognized

a causal agent creating and controlling things in the universe

the natural physical world including plants and animals and landscapes etc.

the complex of emotional and intellectual attributes that determine a person's characteristic actions and reactions

a particular type of thing

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If appealing to their better nature falls on deaf ears then clearly enforcement of traffic regulations is proved to be necessary.
In other words, appealing to people's better nature and sense of care towards the environment is not going to be enough.
She said: "I can only appeal to the better nature of anybody who suspects they may know those responsible to shop them.
In some sense, `Happy Feet' is an appeal to humans' better nature.
We are hoping to appeal to the better nature of those who behave in an anti-social manner or ignore the rules which, after all, are there for their own safety and to protect Cod Beck for future generations.
But I would like to appeal to your better nature, to unlock the floodgates of your compassion, to melt the steel of your natural reserve and beg you this morning to consider the perilous plight of some much-loved old friends who are currently the subject of vicious and unjustified persecution that is threatening their very existence.
We would appeal to the better nature of the thieves, if they realise what they have done, to make an effort to return the ashes if nothing else.
I casually appealed to his better nature and asked him to call at the shop and buy me a lollipop on his return.
The ruling went in their favour but FIFA, having no legal way of enforcing payment, have appealed to Arsenal's better nature.
But so is the attempt to better nature, to bring the born into the realm of the made, to assert human ingenuity against chance.
The survey was launched with a view to appeal to drivers' better nature, urging them to sign Brake's Pledge to help prevent the devastating crashes that often result from risky law-breaking at the wheel.
He's trying to appeal to her better nature but I don't think she has one.
Attempts to stop people smoking in public places via voluntary codes or by appealing to their better nature didn't work: a legal ban was necessary.
I have gone through all the legal and administrative processes (along with seeking the assistance of a Liverpool MP) and direct emails to the head of parking services appealing to his better nature however my attempts to get the fine refunded have been futile.