Definition of inbred in English:


Line breaks: in¦bred
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈbrɛd
, ˈɪnbrɛd


  • 1Produced by inbreeding: inbred dogs will be more likely to have some genetic maladies
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    • Offspring from smaller populations were on average more inbred, so inbreeding depression in clonal fitness was higher in small populations.
    • Many of these kittens are inbred and born with deformities and disease.
    • The small, inbred population is more susceptible to decline via disease and natural disaster.
  • 2Existing from birth.
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    • i'm not sure what it is but i still have an innate, certainly ingrained, perhaps inbred, suspicion of the police.

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