theology based on knowledge of the natural world and on human reason, apart from revelation.
the attempt to derive theological truth, and esp the existence of God, from empirical facts by reasoned argument Compare revealed religion, fideism, revelation (sense 3)
noun 1. See under (def 2). [vahr-nish] /ˈvɑr nɪʃ/ noun 1. a preparation consisting of resinous matter, as copal or lac, dissolved in an oil (oil varnish) or in alcohol (spirit varnish) or other volatile liquid. When applied to the surface of wood, metal, etc., it dries and leaves a hard, more or less glossy, […]
noun 1. (especially among the scholastics) any moral virtue of which humankind is capable, especially the cardinal virtues: justice, temperance, prudence, and fortitude.
- Natural wastage
noun 1. another term for attrition (sense 3)
[nah-too-rah nohn fah-kit sahl-too m; English nuh-too r-uh non fey-sit sal-tuh m, -tyoo r-] /nɑˈtu rɑ noʊn ˈfɑ kɪt ˈsɑl tʊm; English nəˈtʊər ə nɒn ˈfeɪ sɪt ˈsæl təm, -ˈtyʊər-/ Latin. 1. nature makes no leap.