in·her·ent /ɪnˈhɪrənt, ɪnˈhɛr-/ 形容詞
In·her·ent a. Permanently existing in something; inseparably attached or connected; naturally pertaining to; innate; inalienable; as, polarity is an inherent quality of the magnet; the inherent right of men to life, liberty, and protection. “A most inherent baseness.”
The sore disease which seems inherent in civilization. --Southey.
Syn: -- Innate; inborn; native; natural; inbred; inwrought; inseparable; essential; indispensable.
adj 1: existing as an essential constituent or characteristic; "the
Ptolemaic system with its built-in concept of
periodicity"; "a constitutional inability to tell the
truth" [syn: built-in, constitutional, inbuilt,
2: present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired
during fetal development [syn: congenital, inborn, innate]
3: in the nature of something though not readily apparent;
"shortcomings inherent in our approach"; "an underlying
meaning" [syn: implicit in(p), underlying]