connatural

[ kuh-nach-er-uhl, -nach-ruhl ]
/ kəˈnætʃ ər əl, -ˈnætʃ rəl /

adjective

belonging to a person or thing by nature or from birth or origin; inborn.
of the same or a similar nature.

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Origin of connatural

1585–95; <Medieval Latin connātūrālis, equivalent to Latin con-con- + nātūrālisnatural

OTHER WORDS FROM connatural

con·nat·u·ral·ly, adverbcon·nat·u·ral·i·ty, con·nat·u·ral·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for connatural

connatural
/ (kəˈnætʃərəl) /

adjective

having a similar nature or origin
congenital or innate; connate

Derived forms of connatural

connaturally, adverb
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