deep-seated definition

  • adjective:
    • Being up to now below the area concerning be unsusceptible to trivial evaluation, study, or therapy: a deep-seated infection.
    • profoundly rooted; ingrained: deep-seated ideological distinctions.
    • implanted or solidly set up.
    • same as deep-rooted.
    • (used especially of some ideas or axioms) profoundly rooted; securely fixed or held
  • others:
    • Far removed through the surface; profoundly grounded or lodged; securely implanted: as, a deep-sealed disease; deep-seated bias.

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