Belonging naturally; innate: religion is connatural with man
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- Innate is a word he poorly plays upon: the right word, though less used, is connatural.
- Thus it is plain that it is the connatural mode of the human soul to receive knowledge as a habit.
- As man, He was the ‘perfect connatural principle of all forces of supernatural activity.’
late 16th century: from late Latin connaturalis, from con- 'together'+ Latin naturalis 'natural'.
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- This is actually a distortion of the female personality, which is destined to unfold connaturally in motherhood.
- Women can integrate the contemplative and active connaturally through maternity and the works of mercy that are associated with domestic life.
- In this way, music is a natural and universal language which is not learned, but immediately and connaturally felt.