Second Nature Definition

Habits, characteristics, etc. acquired and fixed so deeply as to seem part of a person's nature.
Webster's New World

(idiomatic) A mindset, skill, or type of behavior so ingrained through habit or practice that it seems natural, automatic, or without a basis in conscious thought.


Origin of Second Nature

  • From the proverb Habit is second nature

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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