In fact, all tests are achievement tests—they reveal not inborn ability but the skills a person has acquired up to that point.
All tests are achievement tests—they reveal not inborn ability but the skills a person has acquired up to that point.
The gifts of the youth were brighter and higher; he showed an inborn fitness for the lofty development of free trade.
But Everard's training of him had suppressed all inborn vivacity.
This religious conscience has its artistic side; it can clothe its inborn religious instincts in exquisite imaginative vision.
Familiarity may temper, but inborn human superstition is indestructible.
The plasticity of the inborn organs of speech is thus in the earliest childhood very great.
It takes a man all his inborn strength to fight hunger properly.
It is something which could not pass to them from another race, like an industrial invention, but was inborn and creative.
It was an inborn gift and would have characterized him in any condition in life.
inborn in·born (ĭn'bôrn')
Possessed by an organism at birth.
Inherited or hereditary.