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hardwired

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being a part of the innermost nature of a person or thing
  • a cat with a hardwired compulsion to knock expensive knickknacks off of shelves

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The first known use of hardwired was in 1965

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“Hardwired.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hardwired. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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