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[ deep-see-tid ]


  1. firmly implanted or established:

    a deep-seated sense of loyalty.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of deep-seated1

First recorded in 1735–45

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Example Sentences

Add to the mix the fact that Brown is a religious ex-cop and you have a recipe for even more deep-seated distrust.

In other words, gay people are cursed with deep-seated disorder and are to be treated with compassion.

On a Freudian level, this social stigma against bad mothers reflects a deep-seated anxiety about maternal relationships.

It does so in ways that fulfill deep-seated emotional needs that, at their profoundest level, are devotional.

“It is the sign of a deep-seated corruption infecting all life,” writes Davidson.

And there is every excuse for her deep-seated prepossessions against her brother Bernard's family.

The casual or even systematic visits of mere merchants will not account for integral deep-seated identities.

Three—the superficial, the deep-seated, and the papillomatous.

Most earthquakes are due to movements that are entirely deep-seated.

This passion for dress and jewellery soon became deep-seated; were she only well dressed, what could she not achieve.





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