deep-seated
deep-seated deep-seated adj. same as {deep-rooted}.

Syn: deep-rooted, fundamental, ingrained. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • deep-seated — adj a deep seated attitude, feeling, or idea is strong and is very difficult to change →↑deep rooted ▪ a deep seated fear of failure …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • deep-seated — deep seat|ed [ ,dip sitəd ] or deep root|ed [ ,dip rutəd ] adjective a deep seated feeling or belief is strong and difficult to change: a deep seated fear of spiders …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • deep-seated — chronic, deep rooted, confirmed, *inveterate Analogous words: ingrained, constitutional, *inherent: profound, *deep …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • deep-seated — [adj] ingrained built in, chronic, confirmed, deep down, deeply felt, deep rooted, dyed in the wool, established, fixed, habitual, inborn, inbred, inherent, lodged in one’s brain*, longstanding, longtime, subconscious; concepts 535,549 …   New thesaurus

  • deep-seated — /deep see tid/, adj. firmly implanted or established: a deep seated sense of loyalty. [1735 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • deep seated — index intrinsic (deep down), virtual Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • deep-seated — deep′ seat′ed adj. firmly implanted or established: a deep seated loyalty[/ex] • Etymology: 1735–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • deep-seated — (also deep rooted) ► ADJECTIVE ▪ firmly established …   English terms dictionary

  • deep-seated — [dēp′sēt΄id] adj. 1. placed or originating far beneath the surface 2. DEEP ROOTED (sense 2) …   English World dictionary

  • deep-seated — index chronic, ingrained, permanent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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