Force-of-nature meaning

A mighty natural force which is beyond human control, notably if potentially castastophical, such as the elements (e.g. storms and extreme temperatures) or geological (e.g. seismic and volcanic) activity.

Myths and religions often ascribe natural forces to supernatural beings, as acts of (a) god(s) or hero(es) shaking the earth, raising a storm or flood etc.

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(figuratively) A thing or person that exhibits qualities which appear to be beyond outside control.
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