A mother's love is something that is intrinsic.
The definition of intrinsic is something that is natural or inherent, as opposed to something that has to be learned.
An example of intrinsic is a mother's love for her child.
- belonging to the real nature of a thing; not dependent on external circumstances; essential; inherent
- Anat. located within, or exclusively of, a part
Origin of intrinsicLate Middle English intrinsique from Middle French intrinsèque from Late Latin intrinsecus, inward from L, inwardly from intra-, within (see intra-) + secus, following: see extrinsic
- Of or relating to the essential nature of a thing; inherent.
- Anatomy Situated within or belonging solely to the organ or body part on which it acts. Used of certain nerves and muscles.
Origin of intrinsicMiddle English intrinsique inner from Old French intrinseque from Late Latin intrīnsecus inward from Latin inwardly ; see en in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more intrinsic, superlative most intrinsic)