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Another word for innate

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Adjective
  1. Forming an essential element, as arising from the basic structure of an individual

Another word for innate

Synonym Study

  • Hereditary implies acquirement of characteristics by transmission genetically from parents or ancestors hereditary blondness
  • Congenital implies existence at or from one's birth congenital blindness
  • Inbred refers to qualities that are deeply ingrained by breeding an inbred love of learning
  • Innate and inborn are often interchangeable, but innate has more extensive connotations, describing that which belongs to something as part of its nature or constitution, and inborn, the simpler term, more specifically suggesting qualities so much a part of one's nature as to seem to have been born in or with one inborn modesty