deep-rooted
adjective Date: 15th century deeply implanted or established <
a deep-rooted loyalty
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Synonyms: see inveterate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • deep-rooted — adj also .deeply rooted a deep rooted habit, idea, belief etc is so strong in a person or society that it is very difficult to change or destroy it →↑deep seated ▪ a deep rooted suspicion of lawyers …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • deep-rooted — UK / US or deeply rooted UK / US adjective a deep rooted feeling, belief, idea etc is strong and you have had it for so long that it is difficult to change a deep rooted fear of spiders …   English dictionary

  • deep-rooted — adj. well established; as, deep rooted prejudice. Syn: deep seated, fundamental, ingrained. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deep-rooted — [dēp′ro͞ot΄id, dēp′root΄id] adj. 1. having deep roots 2. firmly fixed; hard to remove [deep rooted bias] …   English World dictionary

  • deep-rooted — deep′ root′ed adj. firmly implanted or established: a deep rooted suspicion[/ex] • Etymology: 1660–70 deep′root′ed•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • deep-rooted — deep seated, chronic, confirmed, *inveterate Analogous words: established, fixed, set, settled (see SET vb) Contrasted words: eradicated, extirpated, uprooted, wiped out (see EXTERMINATE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • deep rooted — index virtual Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • deep-rooted — index chronic, inherent, inveterate, organic, stable, underlying Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • deep-rooted — ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Deep rooted means the same as deep seated. ...long term solutions to a deep rooted problem. ...the deep rooted divisions and suspicions between the two superpowers. Syn: deep seated …   English dictionary

  • deep-rooted — deeprootedness, n. /deep rooh tid, root id/, adj. deeply rooted; firmly implanted or established: a deep rooted patriotism; deep rooted suspicions. [1660 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • deep-rooted — also deeply rooted adjective a deep rooted habit, idea, belief etc is so fixed in a person or society that it is very difficult to change or destroy it: a deep rooted suspicion of lawyers …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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