[ in-her-uhnt, -heer- ]
/ ɪnˈhɛr ənt, -ˈhɪər- /
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existing in someone or something as a permanent and inseparable element, quality, or attribute; inhering: an inherent distrust of strangers.
Grammar. standing before a noun.
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Origin of inherent
synonym study for inherent
1. See essential.
OTHER WORDS FROM inherentin·her·ent·ly, adverbnon·in·her·ent, adjectiveun·in·her·ent, adjective
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And without non-inherent causes effected substances such as binary compounds, &c. could not originate.The Vedanta-Sutras with the Commentary by Sankaracarya|Translator: George Thibaut
British Dictionary definitions for inherent
/ (ɪnˈhɪərənt, -ˈhɛr-) /
existing as an inseparable part; intrinsic
Derived forms of inherentinherently, adverb
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