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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Not established by conditioning or learning adj. - Present at birth but not necessarily hereditary.

Usage examples (38)
  • All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
  • The opponents of Helvetius believe in innate aptitudes — not innate ideas.
  • There is a certain innate nobility deep down in the hearts of all men, which forces them to admire
  • For such are the ideological roots of racism -- a belief in innate values that come invisibly in the blood. for more
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