nature

suomi-englanti sanakirja

nature englannista suomeksi

  1. luonne

  2. olemus

  3. laatu

  4. luonto

  1. Substantiivi

  2. luonto, ympäristö

  3. luonne, luonto

  4. Verbi

nature englanniksi

  1. The way things are, the totality of all things in the physical universe and their order, especially the physical world contrast to spiritual realms and flora and fauna as distinct from human conventions, art, and technology.

  2. (RQ:Milton Paradise Lost)

  3. 1808, (w), ''Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind'', pp. 315–6:

  4. In the works of nature we find, in many instances, beauty and sublimity involved among circumstances, which are either indifferent, or which obstruct the general effect: and it is only by a train of experiments, that we can separate those circumstances from the rest... Accordingly, the inexperienced artist, when he copies nature, will copy her servilely... and the beauties of his performances will be encumbered with a number of superfluous or disagreeable concomitants. Experience and observation alone can enable him to make this determination: to exhibit the principles of beauty pure and unadulterated, and to form a creation of his own, more faultless, than ever fell under the observation of his senses.
  5. 1816, (w), ''Notes... on Painting with (w)'':

  6. Most persons in striving after effect lose the likeness when they should go together to produce a good effect you must copy Nature: leave Nature for an imaginary effect & you lose all. Nature as Nature cannot be exceeded, and as your object it is to copy Nature twere the hight of folly to look at any thing else to produce that copy.
  7. (RQ:Macaulay History of England)

  8. (RQ:Hawthorne Scarlet Letter)

  9. 1891, (w), ''(w)''

  10. Nature has good intentions, of course, but, as (w) once said, she cannot carry them out. When I look at a landscape I cannot help seeing all its defects.
  11. 1895, (w), ''(w)'', p. 15:

  12. Nature’s logic was too horrid for him to care for.
  13. 1918, (w) translating (w) as "(w)" in ''White Nights and Other Stories'', pp. 58–9:

  14. ...they will shout at you, it is no use protesting: it is a case of twice two makes four! Nature does not ask your permission, she has nothing to do with your wishes, and whether you like her laws or dislike them, you are bound to accept her as she is, and consequently all her conclusions. A wall, you see, is a wall... Merciful Heavens! but what do I care for the laws of nature and arithmetic, when, for some reason I dislike those laws and the fact that twice two makes four? Of course I cannot break through the wall by battering my head against it if I really have not the strength to knock it down, but I am not going to be reconciled to it simply because it is a stone wall and I have not the strength.
  15. 1928, Christopher Dawson, ''The Age of the Gods'', p. 49:

  16. Man was entirely at the mercy of nature—a mere scavenger who eked out a miserable existence as a food-gatherer and an eater of shell-fish.
  17. 2006 Oct. 1, (w), "(w)", ''(w)'', 00:34:06:

  18. ''Freamon'': She too young for you, boy... They get younger, William. Skinnier too. You don't... 's just the nature of things. Age is age, fat is fat, nature’s nature.''Moreland'': Pitiful.''Freamon'': Pitiless. Nature don't care. Nature just is.
  19. (quote-journal) |title=How to Be Manipulative |passage=As in much of biology, the most satisfying truths in ecology derive from manipulative experimentation. Tinker with nature and quantify how it responds.

  20. 2015, Alisa Luxenberg, "Printing Plants: The Technology of Nature Printing in Eighteenth-Century Spain" in ''Art, Technology, and Nature'', p. 140:

  21. (w)... explicitly ordered them to study only fresh plants, situ, to draw every part, and 'to copy nature exactly without presuming to correct it or decorate it as some draughtsmen are used to doing, adding colours and ornaments drawn from their imagination'.
  22. 2017 Sept. 8, (w), "A Requiem for Florida" in ''Politico Magazine'':

  23. As (w) prepares to strike, it's worth remembering that Nature|Mother Nature never intended us to live here.
  24. 2021, Olof G. Lidin, ''From Taoism to Einstein'', p. 196:

  25. The tao of (w) was a cosmic tao, inner and unwritten, a tao of Nature, while the tao of (w) was moral and written.

    (ux)

  26. The particular way someone or something is, especially

  27. The essential or innate characteristics of a person or thing which will always tend to manifest, especially contrast to specific contexts, reason, religious duty, upbringing, and personal pretense or effort.

  28. (RQ:Shakespeare Macbeth)'': ... One touch of nature makes the whole world kin,That all with one consent praise new-borne gaudes,Though they are made and moulded of things past,And goe to dust, that is a little guilt,More laud then guilt ore-dusted.

  29. (RQ:Shakespeare Macbeth)

  30. 1641, David Fergusson, ''Scottish proverbs'', D4:

  31. Nature passes norture.
  32. 1709, Robert Steele, ''Tatler'', No. 93:

  33. Men may change their Climate, but they cannot their Nature.
  34. 1834, Criminal Law Commission, "First Report... on Criminal Law", p. 21:

  35. Domestic animals of a base nature and not fit for food, are not the subjects of theft. This rule includes dogs and cats.
  36. 1848, (w), ''Harold'', Vol. III, p. 375:

  37. His own nature|better nature which... was magnanimous and heroic, moved and won him.
  38. 1874, John Henry Blunt, ''Dictionary of Sects...'', p. 332:

  39. The (w)s held that the two Natures were so united, that although the 'One (w)' was partly Human and partly Divine, His two Natures became by their union only one Nature.
  40. 1869, (w), ''the Match Boy|Mark the Match Boy'', the Match Boy/Chapter 16|Ch. 16:

  41. Mark hardly knew whether to believe this or not. He already began to suspect that Roswell was something of a humbug, and though it was not in his nature to form a causeless dislike, he certainly did not feel disposed to like Roswell.
  42. 1874, Francis Galton, ''English Men of Science'', p. 12:

  43. The phrase ‘nature and nurture’ is a convenient jingle of words, for it separates under two distinct heads the innumerable elements of which personality is composed.
  44. 1920, (w), ''(w)'', Ch. 1:

  45. Being by nature of a cheerful disposition, the symptom did not surprise his servant, late private of the same famous regiment, who was laying breakfast in an adjoining room.
  46. 1926, Richard Henry Tawney, ''Religion and the Rise of Capitalism'', p. 20:

  47. The contrast between nature and grace, between human appetites and interests and religion, is not absolute, but relative.
  48. 1961, Barry Crump, ''Hang on a Minute Mate'', p. 147:

  49. Couples bitching at each other is nature|human nature.
    ''Freamon'': She too young for you, boy... They get younger, William. Skinnier too. You don't... 's just the nature of things. Age is age, fat is fat, nature's nature.''Moreland'': Pitiful.''Freamon'': Pitiless. Nature don't care. Nature just is.
  50. 2015 July 10, Evan Nesterak, "The End of Nature versus Nurture" in ''The Psych Report'':

  51. Unlike the static conception of nature or nurture, epigenic research demonstrates how genes and environments continuously interact to produce characteristics throughout a lifetime.
  52. The distinguishing characteristic of a person or thing, understood as its general class, sort, type, etc.

  53. 1626 July 12, (w), Instructions:

  54. For the French, it was impossible for them to serve her in that nature.
  55. (RQ:Dryden Fables)

  56. A dispute of this nature caused mischief.
  57. (RQ:Hough Purchase Price)

  58. 1949, (w), ''(w)'', p. 56:

  59. And yet, though you could not actually hear what the man was saying, you could not be in any doubt about its general nature.
  60. 1988 April, ''Music and Letters'', Vol. 69, p. 463:

  61. The extent and nature of (w)'s influence on (w) is now due for further reassessment.
  62. (synonym of): the class of a gun.

  63. 1828, James Morton Spearman, ''The British Gunner'', p. 130:

  64. ...One Hundred of each Nature of Case-Shot...
  65. 1879, (w), ''Manual of Siege and Garrison Artillery Exercises'', p. 37:

  66. B.L. cartridges have lubricators choked inside the cartridges of 40-pr. and lower natures.
  67. The vital functions or strength of someone or something, especially as requiring nourishment or careful maintenance or as a force of regeneration without special treatment.

  68. 1592, William West, ''Symbolaeography'', Pt. I, §102b:

  69. Any such corrasiue, sharpe or eager medicine... as the said H. shal think his nature is vnable to suffer...
  70. (RQ:Shakespeare Hamlet Q1-2)|translation=For a human being's vital functions, increasing, do not grow alone / In physical development and bulk, but as this "temple" ''i.e.'', the body waxes, / The inward operation of the mind and soul / Grows wide with them.

  71. 1807, (w), ''An Account of Expeditions to the Source of the Mississippi...'', Vol. II, p. 182:

  72. I returned hungry... and had only snow to supply the calls of nature.
  73. 1820, Thomas Tredgold, ''Elementary Principles of Carpentry'', p. 165:

  74. The timber... is found to be brittle and effete; or, to use the workman's expression, 'its nature is gone'.
  75. 1826 April 1, ''Lancet'', p. 32:

  76. Nature is unable to repair the extensive injury.
  77. 1843, George Henry Borrow, ''The Bible in Spain'', Vol. III, p. 47:

  78. The prison allowance will not support nature.
  79. 1895, T. Pinnock, ''Tom Brown's Black Country Annual...'':

  80. My iron’s just comin’ to natur’.
  81. 1984, (w), ''Sterts & Stobies'', p. 30:

  82. ''Hungry-groond'', ground credited to be so much enchanted that a person passing over it would faint if they did not use something to support nature.
  83. A requirement or powerful impulse of the body's physical form, especially

  84. The need to urinate and defecate.

  85. 1701, William Wotton, ''The History of Rome'', p. 328:

  86. He withdrew from the Company to ease Nature.
  87. 1965, Wole Soyinka, ''Road'', p. 26:

  88. The women tell you to stop because they's feeling the call of nature. If you don't stop they pee in your lorry.
  89. Sexual desire.

  90. 1823, (w), ''(w)'', Draft, Canto XV, St. xlix & lii:

  91. She marvelled "What he saw in such a baby"As that prim, silent, cold Aurora Raby?"...''Why'' Adeline had this slight prejudice...For me appears a question far too nice,Since Adeline was liberal by Nature;But Nature’s Nature, and has more capricesThan I have time, or will to take to pieces...
  92. 1941, William Alexander Percy, ''Lanterns on the Levee'', p. 305:

  93. He had placed a spell on her by means of a cunjer bag... Its effect was to rob her of connubial allure—in her words, ‘it stole her nature’.
  94. 1974 July 25, ''Daily Telegraph'', p. 3:

  95. Every time I felt nature for her, she would rub something on her hands and face to take away my nature.
  96. Spontaneous love, affection, or reverence, especially between parent and child.

  97. 1712, (w), https://www.bartleby.com/203/4.html "The First Book of Statius's Thebais" in ''Miscellaneous Poems and Translations'', p. 25:

  98. Have we not seen (the blood of (w) shed)The murdering|murd'ring son ascend his parent's bed,through|Thro' violated Nature force his way,And stain the sacred womb where once he lay?
  99. 1749, John Cleland, ''Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure'', Vol. I, p. 136:

  100. She had no nature, nor indeed any passion but that of money.
  101. 1937, (w), "Thurso's Landing" in ''Selected Poetry'', p. 312:

  102. ...I could bear much. I'd not move nor screamWhile you wrote the red stripes:But there's no nature in you...
  103. A product of the body's physical form, especially semen and fluids, fluid, and feces.

  104. (a.) (w), (w), ''(w)'':

  105. ...vnkyndely synne by which man or womman shedeth hire nature in manere or in place ther as a child may nat be conceyued...
  106. (c.) spell cited in Harry Middleton Hyatt, ''Hoodoo Conjuration Witchcraft Rootwork'', Vol. I, p. 534:

  107. If a man want to break his wife from some man, he steals this dishcloth... an' he ketches her nachure in this dishcloth...
  108. A part of the body's physical form, especially the female genitalia.

  109. 1743 May, William Ellis, ''Modern Husbandman'', No. xiv, p. 137:

  110. ... offer her the Horse, and... wash her Nature with cold Water ...
  111. To endow with natural qualities.

  112. naturally

  113. (l)

  114. category

  115. plain, unseasoned

  116. (ux)

  117. condomless, bareback, dog, natural (see Thesaurus:condomless)

  118. (monikko) it|natura

  119. natural

  120. (inflection of)

  121. (l), of nature

  122. of nature|laws of nature, natural order

  123. (l), innate characteristics

  124. kind, sort

  125. origin

  126. sexual fertility, drive

  127. the (l), existence, creation

  128. (l), the natural world

  129. natural abilities

  130. natural inevitability, (l) (gl)

  131. natural morals, natural law

  132. natural needs or requirements

  133. (l), state, condition

  134. species, kind, type

  135. Nature (gl)

  136. (l) (gl)

  137. (quote-book)|author=(w)|title=''et Énide|Érec et Énide''|passage=De cesti tesmoingne Nature,Qu'onques si bele creatureNe fu veüe an tot le monde.|t=Nature can testifyThat never such a beautiful creatureWas seen in the whole world