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ingenerate

1

[ in-jen-er-it ]

adjective

  1. not generated; self-existent.


ingenerate

2

[ verb in-jen-uh-reyt; adjective in-jen-er-it ]

verb (used with object)

, in·gen·er·at·ed, in·gen·er·at·ing.
  1. to engender; produce.

adjective

  1. inborn; innate.

ingenerate

1

/ ɪnˈdʒɛnərɪt /

adjective

  1. rare.
    inherent, intrinsic, or innate


ingenerate

2

/ ɪnˈdʒɛnəˌreɪt /

verb

  1. archaic.
    to produce within; engender

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Derived Forms

  • inˌgenerˈation, noun

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Other Words From

  • in·gener·ate·ly adverb
  • in·gener·ation noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of ingenerate1

First recorded in 1650–60, ingenerate is from the Late Latin word ingenerātus not begotten. See in- 3, generate

Origin of ingenerate2

1525–35; < Latin ingenerātus past participle ot ingenerāre to engender, produce, implant. See in- 2, generate

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Word History and Origins

Origin of ingenerate1

C17: from Late Latin ingenerātus not generated; see in- 1, generate

Origin of ingenerate2

C16: from Latin ingenerāre; see in- ², generate

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