connatural

adjective
con·​nat·​u·​ral | \ kä-ˈnach-rəl How to pronounce connatural (audio) , kə-, -ˈna-chə- \

Definition of connatural

1 : connected by nature : inborn
2 : of the same nature

Other Words from connatural

connaturality \ kä-​ˌna-​chə-​ˈra-​lə-​tē How to pronounce connatural (audio) , kə-​ \ noun
connaturally \ kä-​ˈnach-​rə-​lē How to pronounce connatural (audio) , kə-​ , -​ˈna-​chə-​ \ adverb

First Known Use of connatural

1592, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for connatural

Medieval Latin connaturalis, from Latin com- + naturalis natural

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“Connatural.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/connatural. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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