deep-seated

adjective
deep-seat·ed | \ ˈdēp-ˈsē-təd \

Definition of deep-seated 

1 : situated far below the surface a deep-seated inflammation

2 : firmly established a deep-seated tradition

First Known Use of deep-seated

1741, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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deep-seated

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of deep-seated

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

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