- pleasant disposition; kindly nature; amiability.
Origin of good nature
late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50
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Examples from the Web for good nature
His good-nature would not be denied, and was obvious to all.
The loafer came in with a grin of good-nature on his perspiring and dirty face.
Sunny turned; and it was evident all his good-nature was restored.
"She has heard of all your good-nature, and is very grateful to you," said Gusty.The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly
Charles James Lever
And so he is, simply bubbling over with humour and good-nature.The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol 2 (of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with 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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