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good nature

n.
A cheerful, obliging disposition.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.good nature - a cheerful, obliging disposition
disposition, temperament - your usual mood; "he has a happy disposition"
good will, goodwill, grace - a disposition to kindness and compassion; "the victor's grace in treating the vanquished"
forbearance, longanimity, patience - good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence
easygoingness - being without worry or concern
risibility - a disposition to laugh
ill nature - a disagreeable, irritable, or malevolent disposition
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But you have more good nature and all that, than anybody living, I believe.
Thus the Prince with great dignity and perfect good nature, while Archie looked modestly gratified with the flattering opinions of his kinsfolk, and Steve subsided, feeling he had done his duty as a cousin and a brother.
She vividly recalled his manly, resolute face, his noble self-possession, and the good nature conspicuous in everything towards everyone.
Pausing to turn a page, the lad saw her looking and, with boyish good nature offered half his paper, saying bluntly, "want to read it?
He stood some time lost in astonishment at this sight; but, as good nature had always the ascendant in his mind, he soon began to be touched with sentiments of compassion for the little wretch before him.
The King has not treated us honestly, for under the mask of fairness and good nature he entrapped us all, and we would have been forever enchanted had not our wise and clever friend, the yellow hen, found a way to save us.
His good nature had taken off the keenest edge of her suffering, and nuts with cowslip wine began to assert their legitimate influence.