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1. Firmly established, as by long conditioning; deep-seated: ingrained prejudice; the ingrained habits of a lifetime.
2. Worked deeply into the texture or fiber: a carpet disfigured by ingrained dirt.
1. deeply impressed or instilled: his fears are deeply ingrained.
2. (prenominal) complete or inveterate; utter: an ingrained fool.
3. (esp of dirt) worked into or through the fibre, grain, pores, etc
ingrainedly, engrainedly adv
inˈgrainedness, enˈgrainedness n
1. firmly fixed; deep-rooted; inveterate: ingrained superstition.
2. wrought into or through the grain or fiber.
in•grain•ed•ly (ɪnˈgreɪ nɪd li, -ˈgreɪnd-) adv.
See also related terms for metaphor.
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|Adj.||1.||ingrained - (used especially of ideas or principles) deeply rooted; firmly fixed or held; "deep-rooted prejudice"; "deep-seated differences of opinion"; "implanted convictions"; "ingrained habits of a lifetime"; "a deeply planted need"|
constituted, established - brought about or set up or accepted; especially long established; "the established social order"; "distrust the constituted authority"; "a team established as a member of a major league"; "enjoyed his prestige as an established writer"; "an established precedent"; "the established Church"
1. Firmly established by long standing:
ingrained[ɪnˈgreɪnd] adj [habit] → enraciné(e); [attitude, prejudice] → enraciné(e)
deeply ingrained → profondément enraciné(e)
deeply ingrained family loyalty → une loyauté familiale profondément enracinée
to be ingrained in sb → être enraciné(e) dans qn
to be ingrained in society → être enraciné(e) dans la société
(fig) habit → fest, eingefleischt; prejudice → tief verwurzelt or eingewurzelt; belief → fest verankert, unerschütterlich; to be (deeply) ingrained → fest verwurzelt sein