human nature

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human nature

n.
The sum of qualities and traits shared by all humans.

human nature

n
1. the qualities common to humanity
2. ordinary human behaviour, esp considered as less than perfect
3. (Sociology) sociol the unique elements that form a basic part of human life and distinguish it from other animal life

hu′man na′ture


n.
1. the psychological and social qualities that characterize humankind.
2. the character of human conduct, generally regarded as produced by living in primary groups.
[1735–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.human nature - the shared psychological attributes of humankind that are assumed to be shared by all human beings; "a great observer of human nature"
attribute - an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity
Translations

human nature

ndie menschliche Natur; it’s human nature to do thates liegt (nun einmal) in der Natur des Menschen, das zu tun

human nature

nla natura umana
it's human nature → è nella natura umana, è umano
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