ingrained

[in-greynd, in-greynd]
Also, engrained.


Origin:
1590–1600; ingrain + -ed2

ingrainedly [in-grey-nid-lee, -greynd-] , adverb
ingrainedness, noun
uningrained, adjective
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ingrain

[v. in-greyn; adj., n. in-greyn]
verb (used with object)
1.
to implant or fix deeply and firmly, as in the nature or mind.
adjective
2.
ingrained; firmly fixed.
3.
(of fiber or yarn) dyed in a raw state, before being woven or knitted.
4.
made of fiber or yarn so dyed: ingrain fabric.
5.
(of carpets) made of ingrain yarn and so woven as to show a different pattern on each side; reversible.
noun
6.
yarn, wool, etc., dyed before manufacture.
7.
an ingrain carpet.
Also, engrain (for defs 1, 2).


Origin:
1760–70; orig. phrase (dyed) in grain (i.e., with kermes)


1. infuse, inculcate, imbue.
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ingrain or engrain
 
vb
1.  to impress deeply on the mind or nature; instil
2.  archaic to dye into the fibre of (a fabric)
 
adj
3.  variants of ingrained
4.  (of woven or knitted articles, esp rugs and carpets) made of dyed yarn or of fibre that is dyed before being spun into yarn
 
n
5.  a.  a carpet made from ingrained yarn
 b.  such yarn
 
[C18: from the phrase dyed in grain dyed with kermes through the fibre]
 
engrain or engrain (ˈɪnˌɡreɪn)
 
vb
 
adj
 
n
 
[C18: from the phrase dyed in grain dyed with kermes through the fibre]

ingrained or engrained (ɪnˈɡreɪnd)
 
adj
1.  deeply impressed or instilled: his fears are deeply ingrained
2.  (prenominal) complete or inveterate; utter: an ingrained fool
3.  (esp of dirt) worked into or through the fibre, grain, pores, etc
 
engrained or engrained
 
adj
 
ingrainedly or engrained
 
adv
 
engrainedly or engrained
 
adv
 
in'grainedness or engrained
 
n
 
en'grainedness or engrained
 
n

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ingrain
1766, see engrain. Fig. use, of qualities, habits, etc., attested from 1851 (in ingrained).
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Example sentences
But you don't change corruption that deep and that ingrained in a culture from
  the outside.
His elegance and diplomatic skills were ingrained early.
The urban ideal seems so well ingrained in academic culture.
The trouble is that the downbeat narrative is deeply ingrained.
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