as a natural, necessary, or inseparable element or quality: Technology is not inherently evil.
- non·in·her·ent·ly, adverb
- un·in·her·ent·ly, adverb
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How to use inherently in a sentence
That makes the future of green hydrogen inherently dependent on rising production of low cost, reliable energy from sources like wind and solar.The hydrogen economy: Hyped for years, the most abundant element in the universe is finally having its moment | kdunn6 | November 19, 2020 | Fortune
She said it shouldn’t be viewed as inherently problematic that workers relied on government programs for benefits as long as companies were paying their fair share to the government.Walmart and McDonald’s have the most workers on food stamps and Medicaid, new study shows | Eli Rosenberg | November 18, 2020 | Washington Post
Transportation, she argued, is inherently an environmental issue.San Diegans Are Worried, But They Have Not Lost Trust | Scott Lewis and Kara Grant | November 3, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
We try to tell a balanced story, but it’s an inherently messy, inefficient process.Why surveying the American public can help us change capitalism | matthewheimer | October 31, 2020 | Fortune
So have some food trucks, with an inherently outdoor nature, as well to-go cocktails enjoyed by drinkers on the go or in parks.Three Eater Editors on the Costs of Winter Dining and a Return to Takeout | Ellie Krupnick | October 30, 2020 | Eater
The term “plus-size” causes anger because the distinction inherently shames the woman concerned—and it gets worse.
“Drone footage is inherently captivating, so we knew it was going to have a visual value to it,” says Carlucci.Anatomy of a Drone Porn: ‘Drone Boning’ Makes Sex Look Like Art | Aurora Snow | November 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
No matter what adversity or fear we may confront, we are always inherently free to choose how to be.
“I don't think Thompson is an inherently bad guy,” says Rosenberg.
Lest anyone contend that blacks inherently merit greater police attention than whites, the report offers another statistic.Ferguson Feeds Off the Poor: Three Warrants a Year Per Household | Michael Daly | August 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Erratic as it may seem to the ordinary person, the vision of the artist is often inherently near the truth.Spirit and Music | H. Ernest Hunt
It depends entirely on the genius of the particular language what function is inherently involved in a given sequence of words.
Statement as such and personal reference may well be looked upon as inherently relational concepts.
To be strictly accurate, the significance of the -ness is not quite as inherently determined, as autonomous, as it might be.
But this does not prove that correct singing demands some kind of breathing inherently different from ordinary life.The Psychology of Singing | David C. Taylor