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nature

The noun "nature" can be both countable and uncountable.

nature → uncountable

Meaning: all living things and the habitats that sustain them

Example sentence: I want my kids to enjoy the beauty of nature, so we're going camping in the forest.

nature → countable

Meaning: the basic character of a person or an animal, or a basic feature of something

Example sentence: An animal like a deer can have a very shy nature, while animals like monkeys can have very lively natures.

Quick Quiz:

In which sentence is the word "nature" uncountable?

a. Charles Darwin must have been curious about nature.

b. Charles Darwin must have had a very curious nature.

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Contributor: Matt Errey