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Intrinsic vs. Ingrained

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Intrinsicadjective

Innate, inherent, inseparable from the thing itself, essential.

‘the intrinsic value of gold or silver’; ‘the intrinsic merit of an action’;

Ingrainedadjective

Being an element; present in the essence of a thing

Intrinsicadjective

Situated, produced, secreted in, or coming from inside an organ, tissue, muscle or member.

Ingrainedadjective

Fixed, established

Intrinsicnoun

A built-in function that is implemented directly by the compiler, without any intermediate call to a library.

Ingrainedverb

simple past tense and past participle of ingrain

Intrinsicnoun

(video games) An ability possessed by a character and not requiring any external equipment.

‘You can acquire the fire-resistance intrinsic by eating dragon meat.’;

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’;

Intrinsicadjective

Inward; internal; hence, true; genuine; real; essential; inherent; not merely apparent or accidental; - opposed to extrinsic; as, the intrinsic value of gold or silver; the intrinsic merit of an action; the intrinsic worth or goodness of a person.

‘He was better qualified than they to estimate justly the intrinsic value of Grecian philosophy and refinement.’;

Intrinsicadjective

Included wholly within an organ or limb, as certain groups of muscles; - opposed to extrinsic.

Intrinsicnoun

A genuine quality.

Intrinsicadjective

belonging to a thing by its very nature;

‘form was treated as something intrinsic, as the very essence of the thing’;

Intrinsicadjective

situated within or belonging solely to the organ or body part on which it acts;

‘intrinsic muscles’;

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