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synonyms for in a state of nature

  • barbaric
  • brutal
  • crude
  • ferocious
  • fierce
  • harsh
  • turbulent
  • vicious
  • aboriginal
  • ancient
  • barbarian
  • brute
  • first
  • fundamental
  • lupine
  • native
  • natural
  • original
  • primary
  • primitive
  • rough
  • rustic
  • simple
  • archaic
  • bestial
  • earliest
  • feral
  • nonliterate
  • primeval
  • primordial
  • pristine
  • rude
  • rugged
  • unbroken
  • uncivilized
  • uncultivated
  • uncultured
  • undomesticated
  • unmodified
  • unrestrained
  • unspoiled
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antonyms for in a state of nature

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  • calm
  • gentle
  • kind
  • mild
  • nice
  • nonviolent
  • peaceful
  • tame
  • tender
  • cultured
  • foreign
  • modern
  • new
  • polished
  • polite
  • refined
  • secondary
  • sophisticated
  • benign
  • civilized
  • domesticated
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How to use in a state of 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
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
If we can free this State of Yankees, we will accomplish more than your armies down south have.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Walls End Castle, when the party broke up, returned to its normal state.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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
All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
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
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