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Synonyms of 'innate'

(adjective) 
Definition
existing from birth, rather than acquired
As a race, they have an innate sense of fairness.
Synonyms
inborn
It is clear that the ability to smile is inborn.
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natural
He has a natural flair for business.
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inherent
the dangers inherent in an outbreak of war
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essential
Two essential elements must be proven: motive and opportunity.
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native
Her conversation revealed no education but much native wit and shrewdness.
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inherited
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instinctive
It's an instinctive reaction. If a child falls you pick it up.
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intuitive
A positive pregnancy test soon confirmed her intuitive feelings.
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intrinsic
Diamonds have little intrinsic value.
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ingrained
Morals tend to be deeply ingrained.
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congenital
She has a congenital disease.
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inbred
behaviour patterns that are inbred
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immanent
hierarchy as the immanent principle of Western society
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in your blood
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hard-wired
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connate
Opposites
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acquired
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fostered
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nurtured
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Additional synonyms

in the sense of congenital
Definition
(of an abnormal condition) existing at birth but not inherited
She has a congenital disease.
Synonyms
in the sense of constitutional
Definition
inherent in the nature of a person or thing
in the sense of essential
Definition
basic or fundamental
Two essential elements must be proven: motive and opportunity.

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