ingrained , engrained
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
ingrainedness, engrainedness n
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brassbound, constitutional, deep-rooted, deep-seated, fixed, fundamental, hereditary, inborn, inbred, inbuilt, indelible, ineradicable, inherent, in the blood, intrinsic, inveterate, rooted
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