good nature


good nature
index benevolence (disposition to do good), goodwill, philanthropy

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  • Good nature — Good Good, a. [Compar. {Better}; superl. {Best}. These words, though used as the comparative and superlative of good, are from a different root.] [AS. G[=o]d, akin to D. goed, OS. g[=o]d, OHG. guot, G. gut, Icel. g[=o][eth]r, Sw. & Dan. god, Goth …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Good-nature — Good Good, a. [Compar. {Better}; superl. {Best}. These words, though used as the comparative and superlative of good, are from a different root.] [AS. G[=o]d, akin to D. goed, OS. g[=o]d, OHG. guot, G. gut, Icel. g[=o][eth]r, Sw. & Dan. god, Goth …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Good nature — Nature Na ture (?; 135), n. [F., fr. L. natura, fr. natus born, produced, p. p. of nasci to be born. See {Nation}.] 1. The existing system of things; the universe of matter, energy, time and space; the physical world; all of creation. Contrasted… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • good nature — n [U] a naturally kind and helpful character or attitude to people ▪ He had his father s good looks and his mother s good nature …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • good nature — n. a pleasant, agreeable, or kindly disposition; amiability; geniality …   English World dictionary

  • good nature — {n.} Readiness to please others and to be pleased. Cheerfulness, pleasantness. * /Everybody likes Mr. Crowe because of his good nature./ * /Miss Reynolds was remembered by her students for her good nature./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • good nature — {n.} Readiness to please others and to be pleased. Cheerfulness, pleasantness. * /Everybody likes Mr. Crowe because of his good nature./ * /Miss Reynolds was remembered by her students for her good nature./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • good\ nature — noun Readiness to please others and to be pleased. Cheerfulness, pleasantness. Everybody likes Mr. Crowe because of his good nature. Miss Reynolds was remembered by her students for her good nature …   Словарь американских идиом

  • good nature — /gʊd ˈneɪtʃə/ (say good naychuh) noun pleasant disposition; cheerful nature …   Australian English dictionary