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deep–seated

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adjective deep–seat·ed \ˈdēp-ˈsē-təd\

Simple Definition of deep–seated

  • : existing for a long time and very difficult to change : firmly established

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of deep–seated

  1. 1 :  situated far below the surface <a deep–seated inflammation>

  2. 2 :  firmly established <a deep–seated tradition>

1741

First Known Use of deep–seated

1741

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