deep-seated

  • 1deep-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 …

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  • 2deep-seated — adj. same as {deep rooted}. Syn: deep rooted, fundamental, ingrained. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …

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  • 3deep-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 …

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  • 4deep-seated — chronic, deep rooted, confirmed, *inveterate Analogous words: ingrained, constitutional, *inherent: profound, *deep …

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  • 5deep-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 …

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  • 6deep-seated — /deep see tid/, adj. firmly implanted or established: a deep seated sense of loyalty. [1735 45] * * * …

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  • 7deep seated — index intrinsic (deep down), virtual Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 8deep-seated — deep′ seat′ed adj. firmly implanted or established: a deep seated loyalty[/ex] • Etymology: 1735–45 …

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  • 9deep-seated — (also deep rooted) ► ADJECTIVE ▪ firmly established …

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  • 10deep-seated — [dēp′sēt΄id] adj. 1. placed or originating far beneath the surface 2. DEEP ROOTED (sense 2) …

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  • 11deep-seated — index chronic, ingrained, permanent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 12deep-seated — 1741, having its seat far below the surface; figurative use is from 1847 …

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  • 13deep-seated — ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A deep seated problem, feeling, or belief is difficult to change because its causes have been there for a long time. The country is still suffering from deep seated economic problems. ...our morbid and deep seated fear of… …

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  • 14deep-seated — adjective Date: 1741 1. situated far below the surface < a deep seated inflammation > 2. firmly established < a deep seated tradition > Synonyms: see inveterate …

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  • 15deep-seated — adjective a deep seated attitude, feeling, or idea is strong and is very difficult to change: a deep seated fear of failure …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16deep-seated — adjective (used especially of ideas or principles) deeply rooted; firmly fixed or held (Freq. 1) deep rooted prejudice deep seated differences of opinion implanted convictions ingrained habits of a lifetime a deeply planted need • Syn: ↑ …

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  • 17deep-seated — adj. Deep seated is used with these nouns: ↑belief, ↑distrust, ↑fear, ↑insecurity, ↑prejudice, ↑resentment …

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  • 18deep-seated — [ˌdiːp ˈsiːtɪd] adj a deep seated feeling or belief is strong and difficult to change …

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  • 19deep seated — Synonyms and related words: ankle deep, chronic, confirmed, congenital, connate, constitutional, deep, deep cut, deep down, deep dyed, deep engraven, deep fixed, deep grounded, deep laid, deep lying, deep reaching, deep rooted, deep set, deep&#8230; …

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  • 20deep-seated — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. established, inveterate, rooted. See habit. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. deep rooted, ingrained, *dyed in the wool, inherent. ANT.: learned, acquired, extrinsic III (Roget s Thesaurus II)&#8230; …

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