What does the word innate mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Inborn.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • INNATENESS.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • INNATELY.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Inborn; natural.

Usage examples for innate

  1. They had no innate love of military glory aiming only at conquest. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  2. I take it for granted, then, and it is my firm belief, that it must have had an innate existence there. – Pepita Ximenez by Juan Valera
  3. In the first case we behold innate instinct; in the second acquired habit. – More Hunting Wasps by J. Henri Fabre
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