Definition of Inborn

1. Adjective. Present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development.

Exact synonyms: Congenital, Innate
Similar to: Nonheritable, Noninheritable
Derivative terms: Innateness



2. Adjective. Normally existing at birth. "Mankind's connatural sense of the good"
Exact synonyms: Connatural, Inbred
Similar to: Native

Definition of Inborn

1. a. Born in or with; implanted by nature; innate; as, inborn passions.

Definition of Inborn

1. Adjective. innate, possessed by an organism at birth ¹

2. Adjective. inherited or hereditary ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Inborn

1. existing in one from birth [adj]

Medical Definition of Inborn

1. Born in or with; implanted by nature; innate; as, inborn passions. Synonym: Innate, inherent, natural. (27 Oct 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inborn

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inbeings
inbent
inbetween
inbetweener
inbetweeners
inbetweening
inbind
inbland
inblow
inblown
inboard
inboarded
inboarding
inboards
inborn (current term)
inborn error of metabolism
inborn errors of metabolism
inborn lysosomal disease
inborn reflex
inbornness
inbound
inbounded
inbounding
inbounds
inbox
inboxes
inbreak
inbreaking
inbreaks

Literary usage of Inborn

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1. English Synonymes Explained in Alphabetical Order with Copious Illustrations by George Crabb (1904)
"Truth is coupled with freedom or nobility of birth ; the ingenuous, therefore, bespeaks the inborn freedom, by asserting the noblest right, and following ..."

2. Crabb's English Synonyms by George Crabb (1917)
"Truth is coupled with freedom or nobility of birth; the ingenuous, therefore, bespeaks the inborn freedom, by asserting the noblest right, and following the ..."

3. English Synonyms Explained, in Alphabetical Order: With Copious by George Crabb (1818)
"Truth is coupled with freedom or nobility of birth; the ingenuous, therefore, bespeaks the inborn freedom, by asserting the noblest right, and following the ..."

4. English Synonymes Explained in Alphabetical Order: With Copious by George Crabb (1826)
"INBRED denotes that which is derived principally from habit, or by a gradual process, as opposed tu what is acquired by actual efforts. inborn denotes that ..."

5. General Methods of Teaching in Elementary Schools: Including the by Samuel Chester Parker (1919)
"On the other hand, if the retardation was due to inborn incapacity, ... In order to make clear the part played by inborn capacity or incapacity for learning ..."

6. The Principles of Heredity with Some Applications by George Archdall O'Brien Reid (1905)
"CHAPTER XIX AUTOMATIC ACTION All " inborn " characters are in reality acquirements—All automatic actions are voluntary—They result from " diffused " not ..."

7. Practical organic and bio-chemistry by Robert Henry Aders Plimmer (1920)
"inborn ERRORS OF METABOLISM. Under this title AE Garrod has grouped together ... These anomalies are of life-long persistence and in most cases are inborn. ..."

8. Principles of Economics by Frank William Taussig (1921)
"Inequalities of inborn pits and social stratification. Uncertainty of our knowledge concerning the influence of inborn gifts, 137 — Sec. 6. ..."

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