Ingrained meaning

ĭn-grānd
Simple past tense and past participle of ingrain.
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The definition of ingrained is a firmly and deeply belief or idea, or something worked into the fiber.

When you are raised as a strict Catholic and you continue to embrace and diligently support those beliefs as you get older, this is an example of an ingrained lesson.

When a soda spill was completely absorbed into the fibers of your couch, this is an ingrained spill.

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Worked deeply into the texture or fiber.

A carpet disfigured by ingrained dirt.

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Being an element; present in the essence of a thing.
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Firmly established, as by long conditioning; deep-seated.

Ingrained prejudice; the ingrained habits of a lifetime.

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Inveterate; thoroughgoing.

An ingrained liar.

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Origin of ingrained