inherent - Dictionary definition and meaning for word inherent

(adj) existing as an essential constituent or characteristic
Example Sentence
  • the Ptolemaic system with its built-in concept of periodicity
  • a constitutional inability to tell the truth
(adj) in the nature of something though not readily apparent
Synonyms : implicit in , underlying
Example Sentence
  • shortcomings inherent in our approach
  • an underlying meaning

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in+ here
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in heredity: habit that came as heredity...
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In heart.
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