deep-seated deep-seated


  • (adj) (used especially of ideas or principles) deeply rooted; firmly fixed or held



  1. Since the establishment of Israel in 1948 and the resultant uprooting of Palestinians, a deep-seated feeling of shame has taken root in the Arab psyche.
  2. A person with deep-seated homosexual tendencies is not suited for the priesthood.
  3. He has unveiled a $1 billion-plus economic stimulus plan for Thailand's deep south in an effort to counter deep-seated Muslim antipathy toward the central government.


  1. Strong Tours Show ‘Em What You’re Made Of

    Humans are curious creatures. We like to see how things work, and we want to know what makes things tick — we have a deep-seated desire to make a connection with our environment by understanding the process of creation.
    on June 10, 2013     Source:

  2. Red, white, but is Uncle Sam true blue?

    Red, white, but is Uncle Sam true blue? Times Union Copyright 2013 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 9:55 pm, Friday, June 7, 2013 While Popik's efforts attempt to rain on the festivities, local historians and protectors of the city's deep-seated Uncle Sam link believe that Popik is all wet. Wilson was a 19th ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Albany Times Union


  1. The group began the effort after Beck said on a Fox News program that President Barack Obama is a "racist" and has a "deep-seated hatred for white people" on July 28.
    on Aug 13, 2009 By: Beck Source: PRWeek

  2. McClellan calls Vice President Dick Cheney "the magic man" who "always seemed to get his way" and sometimes "simply could not contain his deep-seated certitude, even arrogance, to the detriment of the president."
    on May 28, 2008 By: Scott McClellan Source: Forbes

  3. Interviewed by London's Sunday Times, Dame Helen said that in a rape case the defence team "would select as many women as they could for the jury, because women go against women". "Whether in a deep-seated animalistic way, going back billions...
    on Nov 17, 2008 By: Helen Mirren Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

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cynic cynic
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