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congenital

  
1       adj   A congenital disease or medical condition is one that a person has had from birth, but is not inherited.     (MEDICAL)   usu ADJ n  
When John was 17, he died of congenital heart disease.     
  congenitally      adv   ADV adj/-ed  
...congenitally deaf patients.     
2       adj   A congenital characteristic or feature in a person is so strong that you cannot imagine it ever changing, although there may seem to be no reason for it.  
usu ADJ n   (=incorrigible)  
He was a congenital liar and usually in debt.     
  congenitally      adv  
I admit to being congenitally lazy.     
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Collaborative Dictionary     English Cobuild
n.
bon menteur, bon vendeur
n.
éloge de menteur, plaisir de fou
exp.
qu'un menteur ait bonne mémoire
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