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Definition of "deep-rooted" [deep-rooted]

  • Firmly implanted; well-established: deep-rooted prejudices. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "deep-rooted" in a sentence
  • "Added to that is the lingering effects of what some describe as a deep-rooted culture of political corruption."
  • "Say yes to the movements that awaken your deep-rooted desire to be fully and vibrantly alive."
  • "My dad was from Virginia but he didn't harbor the deep-rooted racism prevalent at the time in the South and blatantly institutionalized in classic colonial style in the Canal Zone."