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in·grained

 (ĭn-grānd′)
adj.
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.

ingrained

(ɪnˈɡreɪnd) or

engrained

adj
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

in•grained

(ɪnˈgreɪnd, ˈɪnˌgreɪnd)

also engrained



adj.
1. firmly fixed; deep-rooted; inveterate: ingrained superstition.
2. wrought into or through the grain or fiber.
[1590–1600]
in•grain•ed•ly (ɪnˈgreɪ nɪd li, -ˈgreɪnd-) adv.
in•grain′ed•ness, n.
ingrain, ingrained - Ingrain literally means "work into the grain" (originally, of fabric), and ingrained is metaphorically "deep-seated."
See also related terms for metaphor.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"

ingrained

engrained

ingrained

adjective
2. Forming an essential element, as arising from the basic structure of an individual:
Translations

ingrained

[ˈɪnˈgreɪnd] ADJ
1. [dirt, blood, stain] → incrustado
2. (fig) (= deep-seated) [attitude, ideas, habit, tradition] → arraigado
to be deeply ingrained in sbestar profundamente arraigado en algn

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

ingrained

adj
(fig) habitfest, eingefleischt; prejudicetief verwurzelt or eingewurzelt; belieffest verankert, unerschütterlich; to be (deeply) ingrainedfest verwurzelt sein
dirttief eingedrungen, tief sitzend (attr); the dirt was deeply ingrained in the carpetder Schmutz hatte sich tief im Teppich festgesetzt; hands ingrained with dirtHände, bei denen sich der Schmutz in den Poren festgesetzt hat

ingrained

[ˈɪnˈgreɪnd] adj (dirt) → incrostato/a (fig) (ideas, tradition) → radicato/a; (habit, prejudice) → inveterato/a
References in classic literature ?
The idea of absolute financial probity as the first law of a gentleman's code was too deeply ingrained in him for sentimental considerations to weaken it.
It was from Akut--a sudden, low growl, no louder than those he had been giving vent to the while he pranced about the dead bull, nor half so loud in fact; but of a timbre that bore straight to the perceptive faculties of the jungle beast ingrained in Korak.
She was repelled by those lacerated hands, grimed by toil so that the very dirt of life was ingrained in the flesh itself, by that red chafe of the collar and those bulging muscles.
After a year Edinburgh dropped him, thus supplying substantial fuel for his ingrained poor man's jealousy and rancor at the privileged classes.
The community instinct was ingrained in their characters through ages of custom.
Rather, they were "manifestations of a ubiquitous and deeply ingrained cultural belief system, an American way of life.
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GENDER stereotypes are still ingrained in young people, with many believing certain jobs are better suited to men rather than women, according to a new study.
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London, Oct 2 (ANI): German Chancellor Angela Merkel has admitted that she still has the urge to hoard food two decades after East and West Germany were reunited, because it is ingrained in her.
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BEFORE we get on our moral high horses about the Yanks' ingrained racialism and how Barack Obama won't make it into the White House because he's the wrong colour, maybe we should look at our own back yard.