adverb see intrinsic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Intrinsically — In*trin sic*al*ly, adv. Internally; in its nature; essentially; really; truly. [1913 Webster] A lie is a thing absolutely and intrinsically evil. South. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intrinsically — intrinsic UK US /ɪnˈtrɪnsɪk/ adjective ► being an extremely important and basic characteristic of a person or thing: intrinsic to sth »Design is intrinsic to every product. an intrinsic part/element of sth »Stay at home mothers are an intrinsic… …   Financial and business terms

  • intrinsically — adv. Intrinsically is used with these adjectives: ↑evil, ↑harmful, ↑immoral, ↑interesting, ↑rewarding, ↑safe, ↑superior, ↑valuable, ↑valueless Intrinsically is used with these verbs: ↑link …   Collocations dictionary

  • intrinsically — intrinsic ► ADJECTIVE ▪ belonging to the basic nature of someone or something; essential. DERIVATIVES intrinsically adverb. ORIGIN originally in the sense «interior, inner»: from Latin intrinsecus inwardly, inwards …   English terms dictionary

  • intrinsically — See intrinsic. * * * …   Universalium

  • intrinsically — adverb In an intrinsic manner; internally; essentially …   Wiktionary

  • intrinsically — Synonyms and related words: by birth, by nature, centrally, characteristically, congenitally, deeply, distinctively, genetically, immanently, inly, innately, interiorly, internally, intimately, inwardly, like no other, markedly, naturally,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • intrinsically — in trin·si·cal·ly || ɪn trɪnsɪkÉ™lɪ adv. in an essential manner, naturally, inherently, innately …   English contemporary dictionary

  • intrinsically — ad. 1. Naturally, inherently, in the nature of things, in the nature of the case, in the grain. 2. Really, truly, essentially …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • intrinsically — in·trin·si·cal·ly …   English syllables

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