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Ingrained vs. Innate

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Ingrainedadjective

Being an element; present in the essence of a thing

Innateadjective

Inborn; existing or having existed since birth.

Ingrainedadjective

Fixed, established

Innateadjective

(philosophy) Originating in, or derived from, the constitution of the intellect, as opposed to acquired from experience

‘innate ideas’;

Ingrainedverb

simple past tense and past participle of ingrain

Innateadjective

Instinctive; coming from instinct.

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Ingrainedadjective

(used especially of ideas or principles) deeply rooted; firmly fixed or held;

‘deep-rooted prejudice’; ‘deep-seated differences of opinion’; ‘implanted convictions’; ‘ingrained habits of a lifetime’; ‘a deeply planted need’;

Innateadjective

(botany) Joined by the base to the very tip of a filament.

‘an innate anther’;

Innateverb

(obsolete) To cause to exist; to call into being.

Innateadjective

Inborn; native; natural; as, innate vigor; innate eloquence.

Innateadjective

Originating in, or derived from, the constitution of the intellect, as opposed to acquired from experience; as, innate ideas. See A priori, Intuitive.

‘There is an innate light in every man, discovering to him the first lines of duty in the common notions of good and evil.’; ‘Men would not be guilty if they did not carry in their mind common notions of morality, innate and written in divine letters.’; ‘If I could only show, as I hope I shall . . . how men, barely by the use of their natural faculties, may attain to all the knowledge they have, without the help of any innate impressions; and may arrive at certainty without any such original notions or principles.’;

Innateadjective

Joined by the base to the very tip of a filament; as, an innate anther.

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Innateverb

To cause to exit; to call into being.

Innateadjective

not established by conditioning or learning;

‘an unconditioned reflex’;

Innateadjective

being talented through inherited qualities;

‘a natural leader’; ‘a born musician’; ‘an innate talent’;

Innateadjective

present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development

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