not derived; fundamental, as an axiom or postulate; immediate.
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How to use underived in a sentence
Swedenborg, for whom nature has no powers underived from spiritual sources, teaches that this vital power is the soul itself.Happiness as Found in Forethought Minus Fearthought | Horace Fletcher
It affects to treat men as though their existence were underived, and independent of any Supreme Being.A Defence of Virginia | Robert L. Dabney
He assumes the Nous and matter as existing from the beginning, side by side, as equally ultimate and underived principles.A Critical History of Greek Philosophy | W. T. Stace
With the former, Buddha is intellectual essence, the efficient cause of all, and underived.The Religions of Japan | William Elliot Griffis
No, he is something underived and utterly unprecedented, unique, a new soul.Fantasia of the Unconscious | D. H. Lawrence