deep-rooted

[deep-roo-tid, -root-id]
adjective
deeply rooted; firmly implanted or established: a deep-rooted patriotism; deep-rooted suspicions.

Origin:
1660–70

deeprootedness, noun
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deep-rooted or deep-seated
 
adj
(of ideas, beliefs, prejudices, etc) firmly fixed, implanted, or held; ingrained
 
deep-seated or deep-seated
 
adj

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Example sentences
While leaf mulch is good at killing turf, it isn't nearly as good at killing
  established, deep-rooted weeds.
Use it to transplant seedlings, or to go after deep-rooted weeds.
They are deep-rooted and systemic, and they limit the policy choices available
  to any administration.
But deep-rooted or real feelings is hardly the cause.
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