- firmly implanted or established: a deep-seated sense of loyalty.
Origin of deep-seated
Related Words for deep-seatedbuilt-in, chronic, deep-rooted, inherent, inbred, longstanding, confirmed, dyed-in-the-wool, established, fixed, habitual, inborn, subconscious, longtime
Examples from the Web for deep-seated
Contemporary Examples of deep-seated
In other words, gay people are cursed with deep-seated disorder and are to be treated with compassion.Catholic University’s Harvey Milk Ban Reflects A Church In Transition
October 3, 2014
On a Freudian level, this social stigma against bad mothers reflects a deep-seated anxiety about maternal relationships.Postpartum Stigma: Why My Patient Committed Suicide
August 5, 2014
“It is the sign of a deep-seated corruption infecting all life,” writes Davidson.The Backstory of ‘Noah’ Is Full of Giants, Horny Angels, and a Grieving God
March 28, 2014
That was the year, she says, when her fear of Arabs morphed into a deep-seated hate.Palestinian and Israeli Citizens Bypass Their Governments in Search for Peace
Evie M. Salomon
August 17, 2013
But these observers don't all have the influence of some Washington pundits, whose skepticism was deep-seated.Who's Dismissing the Iranian Elections?
June 17, 2013
Historical Examples of deep-seated
Had he that deep-seated recondite complaint, and did any doctor find it out?Little Dorrit
But the financial disease was too deep-seated to be so easily cured.History of the Moravian Church
J. E. Hutton
The inconsistency is real, out of a deep-seated confusion of mind.A Preface to Politics
He realised this, as a dull, but deep-seated pain, caused him to open his eyes.The Silver Lining
That financial distress was widespread and deep-seated was not to be denied.The Critical Period of American History
1741, "having its seat far below the surface;" see seat (v.). Figurative use is from 1847.