Essence and Nature


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Essence noun – The quality or qualities that make a thing what it is.
Usage example: the belief that power ultimately rests with the people is the very essence of democracy

Nature is a synonym for essence in heart topic. In some cases you can use "Nature" instead a noun "Essence", when it comes to topics like character, quintessence, basic nature, surface. popular alternative
Nearby Words: essential, essentially, essentiality
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Nature noun – The set of qualities that makes a person, a group of people, or a thing different from others.
Usage example: the stoic nature of these people enables them to endure one calamity after another

Essence is a synonym for nature in character topic. You can use "Essence" instead a noun "Nature", if it concerns topics such as quality, basic nature, surface. popular alternative
Nearby Words: natural, naturally
Synonyms for Nature

How words are described

human human essence human nature
specific specific essence specific nature
alien alien essence alien nature
true true essence true nature
Other adjectives: divine, real, chaotic, dark, inner, supernatural, unstable, unique, fundamental, magical, demonic.

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  • Her Law of Purposeful Behavior of Everything Everywhere and her theories about categories and essences (e.g, "a dragon does not burn the roof of its mouth because its nature/essence is fire") are reminiscent of Aristotle's teleology.
  • Most of the rest of Christianity considers the Father, Son, and the Holy Spirit to be of one single essence and nature: one absolute monarch who functions in all roles (although it's a bit more complicated than that).
  • Like many depictions of Angels, should In Nomine Angels go against their nature too much, they Fall and that Fall changes their very essence into Demons.
    Source: The Dark Side
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