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inherent

[in-heer-uhnt, -her-]
adjective
1.
existing in someone or something as a permanent and inseparable element, quality, or attribute: an inherent distrust of strangers.
2.
Grammar. standing before a noun.
3.
inhering; infixed.

Origin:
1570–80; < Latin inhaerent- (stem of inhaerēns), present participle of inhaerēre to inhere; see -ent

inherently, adverb
noninherent, adjective
noninherently, adverb
uninherent, adjective
uninherently, adverb


1. innate, native, inbred, ingrained. See essential.
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inherent (ɪnˈhɪərənt, -ˈhɛr-)
 
adj
existing as an inseparable part; intrinsic
 
in'herently
 
adv

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inherent
1578, from L. inhærentem (nom. inhærens), prp. of inhærere "be closely connected with, adhere to," from in- "in" + hærere "to stick" (see hesitation).
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inherent in·her·ent (ĭn-hēr'ənt, -hěr'-)
adj.
Occurring as a natural part or consequence.

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