Examples of innate in a Sentence
- … the delays innate in both serial and book publication … —Walter Rundell, American Association of University Professors Bulletin, September 1971
- … the materials for conflict are innate to social life. —Richard Sennett, Psychology Today, November 1970
- The faculty for myth is innate in the human race. —W. Somerset Maugham, The Moon and Sixpence, 1919
She has an innate sense of rhythm.
the innate problems of wireless communication
Recent Examples of innate from the Web
The reason Hurston was a revolutionary social scientist, Plant says, goes beyond her innate understanding of people and stories.
The natural impulse is to dismiss the absurd notion that James, with his unmatched combination of physical gifts and innate basketball intelligence, could be doing anything other than lording over the NBA.
The theory’s originator, Leon Festinger, proposed that people have an innate drive to evaluate themselves in comparison with others.
The innate exclusivity is wrapped in a veneer of non-exclusivity.
Dennis Bastiao, whose family has farmed the area for generations, says commuters in a hurry aren't respecting the ribbon-like road's innate dangers.
With his recent endeavors, Nickel has been slowly opening up and showcasing an innate ability to deliver personal narratives.
The young team is guided by a trio of sagacious celestial beings called the Misses, who challenge Meg to tap into her innate powers.
The series was pretty standard issue, but showcased Mr. Reynolds’s innate comic timing and gift for zaniness.
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in one's blood;
Synonym Discussion of innate
- an innate sense of fair play
- her inborn love of nature
- inbred political loyalties
- a congenital heart murmur
- eye color is hereditary
INNATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of innate for English Language Learners
: existing from the time a person or animal is born
: existing as part of the basic nature of something
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