second nature noun
: something you can do easily or without much thought because you have done it many times before
: an acquired deeply ingrained habit or skill <after a while, using the gearshift becomes second nature>
Examples of SECOND NATURE
- After a while, using the gearshift becomes second nature.
- <speaking and thinking in Japanese simply became second nature to her during the years she spent in Kyoto>
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