congenitally


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con·gen·i·tal

 (kən-jĕn′ĭ-tl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to a condition that is present at birth, as a result of either heredity or environmental influences: a congenital heart defect; congenital syphilis.
2. Usage Problem Being or having an essential characteristic as if by nature; inherent or inveterate: "the congenital American optimism that denies conflicts and imagines all stories having happy endings" (Robert J. Samuelson).

[From Latin congenitus : com-, com- + genitus, born, past participle of gignere, to bear; see genə- in Indo-European roots.]

con·gen′i·tal·ly adv.
Usage Note: The Usage Panel is divided evenly on the use of congenital to mean "inveterate." In our 2008 survey, only 50 percent accepted this word in a sentence with the phrase "the most congenital skeptic."
Translations
خَلْقِيا، مُنْذُ الوِلادَه
od narození
medfødt
születetten
frá fæîingu; aî eîlisfari
od narodenia
anadan doğmadoğuştan

congenitally

[kənˈdʒenɪtlɪ] ADVcongénitamente

congenitally

[kənˈdʒɛnɪtəli] adv
(MEDICINE)de naissance
congenitally deaf → sourd(e) de naissance

congenitally

adv (Med) deaf, blind, disabledvon Geburt an; obeseanlagebedingt; (fig) lazy, incapable, stupid, optimistic, dishonestvon Natur aus

congenital

(kənˈdʒenitl) adjective
(of diseases or deformities) existing at or before birth.
conˈgenitally adverb
References in classic literature ?
I can't do it any other way, for you are both congenitally unable to understand a philosophic abstraction.
He declared that she was congenitally incapable of forming a single letter worthy of the least of Milton's words; but she persisted; and again he suddenly threw himself into the task of teaching her with a combination of stormy intensity, concentrated patience, and occasional bursts of interesting disquisition on the beauty and nobility, the august mission and destiny, of human handwriting.
Our political elite, though apparently congenitally lacking in nation-building qualities, are distinguished in one aspect, they are all leaders of the Big Mouth, speaking loudly but carrying an extremely small stick to back up their hyperbole.
In most adults it does not cause serious illness, but it can cause blindness and mental retardation in congenitally infected children.
For his part, a congenitally surly and role-flouting male actor also got on the wrong side of public opinion.
Two more doses were given and the patient aborted a 250 g, dead, congenitally malformed abortus after six doses of misoprostol.
CONGENITALLY speech- and- hearing impaired Sanjay Nagnath Yenkur was 11 when he left his home in anger.
The conditions where patients have a congenitally absent bladder, a bladder is damaged from an accident or removed secondary to bladder tumours; such patients till now were managed by a procedure of urinary diversion to the abdomen with no continence, a permanent attached bag for urine collection and with urinary stench making them vulnerable to social astigmatism and isolation.
The conditions where patients have a congenitally absent bladder, a bladder is damaged from an accident or removed secondary to bladder tumor; such patients till now were managed by a procedure of urinary diversion to the abdomen with no continence, a permanent attached bag for urine collection and with urinary stench making them vulnerable to social astigmatism and isolation.
Both are portrayed as congenitally restless and given to wandering, a notion mystically reinforced because "the pervasiveness of the Arab and Jewish spice-trading legacy had been revealed to [him]" (13).
8,9] Studies have also shown that in congenitally blind individuals, auditory localization tasks can activate the visual cortex.

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