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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Firmly established, deep-seated.

Usage examples (35)
  • The accident made her examine many of her ingrained attitudes.
  • But football comes with a warning label ingrained in every parent's worrisome mind.
  • Since France is an old country, with a certain ingrained skepticism toward change, necessary reforms take more time to be accepted.
  • I stooped down and picked up the paper and would you believe it – so ingrained is my Parisian sense of comme il faut – I murmured "pardon" before I read it. for more
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