Associations to the word «Inherent»


INHERENT, adjective. Naturally as part or consequence of something.
INHERENT POWER, noun. Powers that are given to the national government.
INHERENT POWERS, noun. Plural of inherent power
INHERENT VICE, noun. (legal) (business) An intrinsic shortcoming in an object, especially an object's in-built tendency to degrade, which adversely affects its evaluation, preservability, insurability, or acceptability to be transported by a shipper, and which usually limits the legal liability of those who handle or care for it.

Dictionary definition

INHERENT, adjective. Existing as an essential constituent or characteristic; "the Ptolemaic system with its built-in concept of periodicity"; "a constitutional inability to tell the truth".
INHERENT, adjective. In the nature of something though not readily apparent; "shortcomings inherent in our approach"; "an underlying meaning".

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis