[ in-heer-uh n-see, -her- ]
/ ɪnˈhɪər ən si, -ˈhɛr- /

noun, plural in·her·en·cies for 2.

something inherent.


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Origin of inherency

From the Medieval Latin word inhaerentia, dating back to 1595–1605. See inherent, -ency Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for inherencies

  • Plainly, therefore, we know it only relatively to these predications and inherencies.

    Aristotle|George Grote
  • It is itself the ultimate Subject of all predications and all inherencies.

    Aristotle|George Grote