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  • as indogmatic
  • as innaturally

synonyms for by nature

  • assertive
  • categorical
  • pragmatic
  • reasoned
  • a priori
  • as a matter of course
  • authoritarian
  • authoritative
  • axiomatic
  • by fiat
  • by natural law
  • canonical
  • deducible
  • deductive
  • derivable
  • doctrinaire
  • doctrinal
  • eternal
  • excathedra
  • formal
  • imperative
  • inevitable
  • on faith
  • oracular
  • orthodox
  • peremptory
  • positive
  • prophetic
  • systematic
  • theoretical
  • unchangeable
  • unerring
  • unqualified

antonyms for by nature

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  • ambiguous
  • amenable
  • doubtful
  • doubting
  • dubious
  • equivocal
  • flexible
  • fluctuating
  • indecisive
  • manageable
  • not positive
  • obedient
  • questioning
  • skeptical
  • submissive
  • uncertain
  • vacillating
  • difficultly
  • unusually
  • unnaturally
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How to use by nature in a sentence

This is one of the most striking manifestations of the better side of child-nature and deserves a chapter to itself.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Of course the expression of this value is modified and characterized by the nature of the thing spoken of.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The pictures of flowers which this artist paints prove her to be a devoted lover of nature.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
So it commands the other sciences in all the wonderful and hidden things of nature and art (pp. 510-511).
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
It was Carmena, every nerve of her loyal nature on the alert to baffle this pursuer of Alessandro and Ramona.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
It was not until later days that Malcolm knew the real nature of the scene through which he rode.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
And now, monsieur, if you will communicate to me the nature of your affair, you shall find me entirely at your service.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
Doubtless the commentator habit is fixed in the nature of man; but it was pre-eminently mediaeval.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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