Synonyms of nature
1 creationDictionary • man's ancient sense of kinship with nature
creation • the origin of all creation
world • Be happy, in this world and the next!
earth • The space shuttle returned safely to earth today.
universe • Einstein's equations showed the Universe to be expanding.
cosmos • a religion which offers a sense of the place of humanity in the cosmos
2 flora and fauna • an organization devoted to the protection of nature
flora and fauna
country • They live somewhere way out in the country.
landscape • Arizona's desert landscape
countryside • I've always loved the English countryside.
scenery • Sometimes they just drive slowly down the lane enjoying the scenery.
3 qualityDictionary • The protests had been non-political in nature.
quality • The pretentious quality of the poetry.
character • Moscow's reforms were socialist in character.
make-up • He became convinced that there was some fatal flaw in his make-up.
constitution • He ran a small research team looking into the chemical constitution of coal.
essence • Some claim that Ireland's very essence is expressed through its language.
complexion • The political complexion of the government has changed.
4 temperamentDictionary • She trusted people. That was her nature.
temperament • His impulsive temperament regularly got him into difficulties.
character • There is a side to his character which you haven't seen yet.
personality • She has such a kind, friendly personality.
disposition • his friendly and cheerful disposition
outlook • The illness had a profound effect on his outlook.
mood • He was clearly in a good mood today.
humour • Could that have been the source of his good humour?
temper • He's known for his placid temper.
5 kindDictionary • This - and other books of a similar nature - are urgently needed.
kind • Donations came in from all kinds of people.
sort • What sort of person is he?
style • six scenes in the style of a classical Greek tragedy
type • There are various types of the disease.
variety • She grows 12 varieties of old-fashioned roses.
species • There are several thousand species of trees here.
category • The entries were organised into six different categories.
description • Events of this description occurred daily.
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categoryIf people or things are divided into categories, they are divided into groups in such a way that the members of each group are similar to each other in some way.
• The entries were organised into six different categories.
• Moscow's reforms were socialist in character.
characterThe character of a person or place consists of all the qualities they have that make them distinct from other people or places.
• There is a side to his character which you haven't seen yet.
Thesaurus for nature from the Collins English Thesaurus
the fundamental qualities of a person or thing; identity or essential character