Definition of Human nature

1. Noun. The shared psychological attributes of humankind that are assumed to be shared by all human beings. "A great observer of human nature"

Generic synonyms: Attribute



Definition of Human nature

1. Noun. The fundamental set of qualities, and the range of behaviour, shared by all humans. ¹

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Literary usage of Human nature

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"The meaning is that Christ's human nature had no independent personality of its own, and that the divine nature is the root and basis of his personality. ..."

2. The Republic of Plato by Plato, Benjamin Jowett (1881)
"soul with one another (442 C), a harmony 'fairer far than that of musical notes,' is the true Hellenic mode of conceiving the perfection of human nature. ..."

3. The Life of Reason; Or, The Phases of Human Progress by George Santayana (1905)
"For if human nature were not one, there would be no propriety in requiring all ... human nature was likewise the entity which the English psychologists set ..."

4. The Life of Reason; Or, The Phases of Human Progress by George Santayana (1905)
"For if human nature were not one, there would be no propriety in requiring all ... human nature was likewise the entity which the English psychologists set ..."

5. Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World by Jonathan Swift (1894)
"... Master's Observations upon human nature. THE Reader may be disposed to wonder how I could prevail on myself to give so free a Representation of my own ..."

6. The Life of Reason; Or, The Phases of Human Progress by George Santayana (1905)
"The tendency of Greek philosophy, with its insistence on general concepts, was to define this idea of human nature still further ..."

7. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The Man-God possessed, not merely a Divine, but also a human nature, ... The integrity of His human nature implies intellectual cognition by acts of its ..."

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