Meaning of INHERENT in English



being a part, element, or quality of a thing's inmost being

inherent rights of every citizen

Synonyms: born, built-in, congenital, connate, constitutional, deep-seated, elemental, essential, inborn, inbred, indwelling, ingenerate, ingrained, innate, intimate, intrinsic

Related Word: inner, internal, inward, resident; basic, elementary, fundamental, immanent, integral; characteristic, distinctive, individual, peculiar; natural, normal, regular, typical; bred-in-the-bone

Contrasted words: shallow, superficial; accidental, fortuitous, incidental; alien, extraneous, extrinsic, foreign

Antonyms: adventitious

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