Definition of deep-seated in English:

Share this entry



Firmly established at a deep or profound level: an opportunity for tackling the deep-seated causes of crime
More example sentences
  • The problems that have arisen are profound and deep-seated.
  • All of these cases are symptomatic of far more serious, deep-seated trends that are being promoted.
  • The robot was built for three levels of crouching, from barely crouching to a deep-seated squat.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: deep-seated

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Related Words