nature [-s, -'s] n

Fr. < L. 'birth, constitution, character, course of things'.

  1. Person; character; creature; entity; mortal; someone; soul; individual; human being.
  2. Deity; the Creator; the Supreme Being.
  3. Reality; cosmos; creation; [definition poem by ED] vision, paradise, sound, concord, and consciousness.
  4. Creation; the earth; [personification] the goddess who rules the seasons.
  5. Disposition; character; personality.
  6. Physical law.