Definition of Ingrained

1. Adjective. (used especially of ideas or principles) deeply rooted; firmly fixed or held. "A deeply planted need"




Definition of Ingrained

1. Adjective. Being an element; present in the essence of a thing ¹

2. Adjective. Fixed, established ¹

3. Verb. (past of ingrain) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ingrained

1. ingrain [v] - See also: ingrain

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ingrained

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ingrained (current term)
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Literary usage of Ingrained

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"But, in proportion as men have passed from anarchy to social organization, and in proportion as civilization has grown in worth, these deeply ingrained ..."

2. Mahometanism Unveiled: An Inquiry, in which that Arch-heresy, Its Diffusion by Charles Forster (1829)
"The tenacity of national manners ingrained in the character of the Saracens, affords an assurance stronger than any reasonings, that the propagation of ..."

3. The School World (1905)
"long-ingrained habit) wrote his name at the top of the paper slip, and no notice was given, so that no opportunity was given for any preconcerted action. a ..."

4. The Student's Common-place Book: A Cyclopedia of Illustration and Fact by Henry J. Fox (1876)
"There are certain vices which seem to indicate a criminality so ingrained, or at least so inveterate, that mercy is, as it were, choked in the deadly ..."

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