force of nature

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force of nature (plural forces of nature)

  1. A mighty natural force which is beyond human control, notably if potentially catastrophic, such as the elements (e.g. storms and extreme temperatures) or geological (e.g. seismic and volcanic) activity
  2. (figurative) A thing or person that exhibits qualities which appear to be beyond outside control.
  3. (particle physics) A fundamental force