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good nature

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noun
  1. pleasant disposition; kindly nature; amiability.
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Origin of good nature

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50
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Examples from the Web for good nature

Historical Examples

  • His good-nature would not be denied, and was obvious to all.

    The Twins of Suffering Creek

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • 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.

  • And so he is, simply bubbling over with humour and 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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