[ in-heer-uhnt, -her- ]
/ ɪnˈhɪər ənt, -ˈhɛr- /
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
OTHER WORDS FROM inherent
in·her·ent·ly, adverbnon·in·her·ent, adjectivenon·in·her·ent·ly, adverbun·in·her·ent, adjective
Words nearby inherent
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British Dictionary definitions for noninherent
/ (ɪnˈhɪərənt, -ˈhɛr-) /
existing as an inseparable part; intrinsic
Derived forms of inherentinherently, adverb
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Medical definitions for noninherent
[ ĭn-hîr′ənt, -hĕr′- ]
Occurring as a natural part or consequence.
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