Definition of deep-rooted in English:

deep-rooted

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adjective

Firmly embedded in thought, behaviour, or culture, and so having a persistent influence: her deep-rooted fears and anxieties
More example sentences
  • But the fall-off in ground attendance is also the result of deep-rooted changes in culture and customs which have influenced sport as a commodity.
  • Here is the offering of a modern nation, vibrant, on the go, on one side, and which has a deep-rooted history, culture and ecology on the other.
  • They are fighting a culture that is deep-rooted and obstinate.
Synonyms
deep-seated, deep, profound, fundamental, basic; well established, established, settled, firm, ingrained, entrenched, unshakeable, irremovable, ineradicable, dyed-in-the-wool, inveterate, built-in, inbuilt, radical, secure; persistent, long-lasting, abiding, lingering

Derivatives

deep-rootedness

noun
More example sentences
  • When we feel our lives have a goal and purpose, it gives a sense of deep-rootedness.
  • A more telling factor is the deep-rootedness of Chinese cultural forms and practises among the district residents.
  • But given the deep-rootedness of prejudice in our culture, we should not be surprised that we still face a long and difficult task.

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