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Synonyms of 'intrinsic'

(adjective) 
Definition
essential to the real nature of a thing
Diamonds have little intrinsic value.
Synonyms
essential
Two essential elements must be proven: motive and opportunity.
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true
I allowed myself to acknowledge my true feelings.
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central
a central part of government policy
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natural
He has a natural flair for business.
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basic
Access to justice is a basic right.
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radical
the radical differences between them
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native
Her conversation revealed no education but much native wit and shrewdness.
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genuine
They are convinced the painting is genuine.
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fundamental
the fundamental principles of democracy
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built-in
These corporations enjoy substantial built-in advantages.
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underlying
To stop a problem you have to understand its underlying causes.
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inherent
the dangers inherent in an outbreak of war
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elemental
the elemental theory of music
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congenital
She has a congenital disease.
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inborn
It is clear that the ability to smile is inborn.
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inbred
behaviour patterns that are inbred
Opposites
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acquired
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appended
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Additional synonyms

in the sense of basic
Definition
of or forming a base or basis
Access to justice is a basic right.
in the sense of built-in
Definition
essential
These corporations enjoy substantial built-in advantages.
Synonyms
included,
incorporated,
in-built,
in the sense of central
Definition
main or principal
a central part of government policy

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