inherent inherent  /ɪn ˈhɪ rənt/


  1. (adj) existing as an essential constituent or characteristic
  2. (adj) in the nature of something though not readily apparent


  • The inherent strength of diverstiy has been demonstrated in the Indian polity for many decades now.


  1. Southern Baptists on Scouting

    Some people prefer blue to red. Some like broccoli; others don’t. Humans are born with inherent likes and dislikes. Most people are born heterosexual, but some are born homosexual.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram

  2. Meet Windows 8, the OS with really bad timing

    No two ways around it: Windows 8 has been subjected to a withering barrage of criticism since its release a long eight months back. Why did Microsoft's latest OS suffer from such a divisive launch? You can point the finger at all sorts of things, from the sluggish pace of the PC market to the jarring changes inherent to a new-look operating system, but many of those flaws are symptoms of a much ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: PC World

  3. Why some projects should fail

    There are two types of project failure. Failure due to inherent risk is OK: it's the other side of the risk/reward trade-off.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: e-Consultancy


  1. The gulf disaster, he said, "may prove to be the result of human error - or corporations taking dangerous short cuts that compromised safety," but the nation "must acknowledge that there are inherent risks to drilling four miles beneath the...
    on Jun 2, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Bellona

  2. "Her admission is long overdue and underscores the shame and dishonor that are inherent with cheating," US Olympic Committee chairman Peter Ueberroth said in a statement. "As further recognition of her complicity in this matter, Ms. Jones...
    on Oct 5, 2007 By: Peter Ueberroth Source: FOXNews

  3. "If 30 years of exposure to the challenges inherent in our system have taught me anything, it has taught me that this work will require a leader who can operate with the full faith of Congress and the American people, and without distraction,"...
    on Feb 3, 2009 By: Tom Daschle Source: Jacksonville Business Journal

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