Definition of human nature in English:

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human nature

Pronunciation: /ˈ(h)yo͞omən ˈnāCHər/


The general psychological characteristics, feelings, and behavioral traits of humankind, regarded as shared by all humans: he had a poor opinion of human nature
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  • It's human nature for people to reveal things at one moment that they regret a week or a year later.
  • It is our human nature as social animals to attempt to interact with each other in a profitable manner.
  • How could you have a glowing view of human nature when you contemplate what people do to one another?

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Syllabification: hu·man na·ture

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