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in·grown

 (ĭn′grōn′)
adj.
1. Grown abnormally into the flesh: an ingrown toenail.
2. Innate or inveterate: ingrown habits.
3. Having the attention focused inward; having little exchange with others; insular: "the small, ingrown world of lower Manhattan" (Forbes).

ingrown

(ˈɪnˌɡrəʊn; ɪnˈɡrəʊn)
adj
1. (Pathology) (esp of a toenail) grown abnormally into the flesh; covered by adjacent tissues
2. grown within; native; innate
3. excessively concerned with oneself, one's own particular group, etc
4. ingrained

in•grown

(ˈɪnˌgroʊn)

adj.
1. having grown into the flesh: an ingrown toenail.
2. grown within or inward.
[1660–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ingrown - growing abnormally into the flesh; "an ingrown toenail"
unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"
Translations

ingrown

adj toenaileingewachsen; (= innate)angeboren; (= self-contained)(in sich selbst) zurückgezogen

ingrown

adj encarnada, enterrada (esp. Mex)
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