Definition of intrinsic in English:

intrinsic

Line breaks: in|trin¦sic
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈtrɪnsɪk
 
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adjective

Derivatives

intrinsically

adverb
More example sentences
  • Each of those fields is inherently, intrinsically, international in character.
  • Knowledge carries with it the spirit that knowledge is intrinsically good, and that other people should also be educated.
  • It's why exchange betting is so intrinsically dangerous for global racing.

Origin

late 15th century (in the general sense 'interior, inner'): from French intrinsèque, from late Latin intrinsecus, from the earlier adverb intrinsecus 'inwardly, inwards'.

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