Part of speech:
Having received the rite of confirmation.
Persisting for an extended period of time.
Not willing to change or be persuaded; resolute:
Involving or showing strain or extreme effort:
Stern or forbidding, as in manner or appearance:
Confirmed or inveterate, esp. in wrong or immoral behavior; habitual
Deeply rooted; ingrained:
Stubborn is defined as being unwilling to change your opinion or stance, in spite of good reasons to.
Continuing without change; enduring; lasting
Lasting or active throughout the year:
Lasting forever; never-ending:
A quantity that is unknown but assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context.
Firmly, often dogmatically held:
Not interrupted; steady:
Never ceasing; continuing or being repeated without stopping or in a way that seems endless; constant
Functioning a long time; durable:
Lasting for a long time or longer than expected or usual.
The definition of ceaseless is continuous.
Extending for the entire duration of life.
(Anatomy) Turning in a reverse direction. Used of blood vessels and nerves.
Stopping and starting at intervals.
Present in the organism at birth; innate; not acquired
Resulting from physical inbreeding
High in pitch; shrill:
Something that will last for only a limited period of time; transitory. Temporary is meaningless with regard to the duration of the length of time that it will last; however, it is used to designate absence of permanence.
Happening, active, etc. at irregular intervals; occasional
Formed or acquired by continual use; done by habit or fixed as a habit; customary
Not expected to change in status, condition, or place:
The definition of ingrained is a firmly and deeply belief or idea, or something worked into the fiber.
The definition of intractable is not easily controlled or hard to work.
Persisting in an ingrained habit; habitual:
In accord with established procedure:
In conformity with regular practice or procedure:
Intended for use as the occasion requires:
Familiar through use; usual; customary.
Subject to a disease or habit for a long time
Of long duration
- Hardened implies fixed tendencies and a callous indifference to emotional or moral considerations a hardened criminal
- Confirmed suggests fixedness in some condition or practice, often from a deep-seated aversion to change a confirmed bachelor
- Inveterate implies firm establishment as a result of continued indulgence over a long period of time an inveterate liar
- Chronic suggests long duration or frequent recurrence and is used especially of diseases or habits that resist all efforts to eradicate them chronic sinusitis
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