plural of nature
as in selves
the set of qualities that makes a person, a group of people, or a thing different from others it was the grotesque nature of his stories that made them a challenge to get published in mainstream magazines her nature was such that lying was never an option for her the stoic nature of that family enables them to endure one calamity after another

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as in universes
the whole body of things observed or assumed the belief that all of nature is controlled by an unseen Supreme Being

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“Natures.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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