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in·trin·sic

 (ĭn-trĭn′zĭk, -sĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the essential nature of a thing; inherent.
2. Anatomy Situated within or belonging solely to the organ or body part on which it acts. Used of certain nerves and muscles.

[Middle English intrinsique, inner, from Old French intrinseque, from Late Latin intrīnsecus, inward, from Latin, inwardly; see en in Indo-European roots.]

in·trin′si·cal·ly adv.
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Adv.1.intrinsically - with respect to its inherent nature; "this statement is interesting per se"

intrinsically

adverb essentially, basically, fundamentally, constitutionally, as such, in itself, at heart, by definition, per se Are people intrinsically good or evil?
Translations

intrinsically

[ɪnˈtrɪnsɪklɪ] ADVintrínsecamente

intrinsically

[ɪnˈtrɪnsɪkəli] adv [good, bad, valuable, interesting] → intrinsèquement

intrinsically

advan sich; these instruments are intrinsically dangerousdiese Instrumente sind an sich äußerst gefährlich; intrinsically linked or connecteduntrennbar miteinander verbunden

intrinsically

[ɪnˈtrɪnsɪklɪ] advintrinsecamente
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There was no need for silence or caution now; and yet, as they stood about the squat and ugly figure, which, in spite of its hideousness, was worth a fortune intrinsically and as an antique, they heard from the direction of the stone passage a noise.
More than you think it really and intrinsically worth.
Yes," murmured the agitated king, without, however, daring to manifest his emotion, for it had no other cause than contact with a nature intrinsically noble.
But, intrinsically, he had slight esteem for "those dead but sceptred spirits"; having qualified himself for forming an independent opinion by reading Potter's AEschylus, and dipping into Francis's Horace.
Oh, if the thing is intrinsically improper," said Newman, "I won't go into it.
It was intrinsically different from the Vale of Little Dairies, Blackmoor Vale, which, save during her disastrous sojourn at Trantridge, she had exclusively known till now.
Intrinsically the deceit had been quite venial, the reason for it obviously the reason that Raffles had given me.
And this hidden truth, that the fountains whence all this river of Time and its creatures floweth are intrinsically ideal and beautiful, draws us to the consideration of the nature and functions of the Poet, or the man of Beauty; to the means and materials he uses, and to the general aspect of the art in the present time.
It seems to me to have only one drawback, Hopkins, and that is that it is intrinsically impossible.
But the afternoon spirit differed intrinsically from the morning spirit.
He knew, further, that the California & Altamont Trust Company has an intrinsically sound institution, but that just then it was in a precarious condition due to Klinkner's speculations with its money.
He was self-repelled, as though he had undergone some degradation or was intrinsically foul.