inherently inherently  /ɪn ˈhɪ rənt li/


  • (adv) in an inherent manner


  1. There's nothing inherently wrong with the cupcake.
  2. Critics are quick to point out that no reactor is really inherently safe; even the safest have their weak points.
  3. There's nothing inherently wrong with the cupcake.


  1. Mike Brudenell: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. salutes late Jason Leffler's courage

    We know racing, like bullfighting and mountain climbing, is inherently dangerous, and we were reminded of that again Wednesday night when former NASCAR and IndyCar driver Jason Leffler was killed in a dirt-track race crash at New
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. Notre Dame Football 2013: Predicting Who Will Earn Vacant Starting Positions

    College football has an inherently cyclical nature, presenting coaching staffs across the country the task of replacing starters each and every season.  Notre Dame, which is coming off an appearance in the 2013 BCS National Championship Game, has a number of voids to fill, as the Irish lost a slew of key contributors from last season's historic squad.  And if the Irish are intent upon becoming a ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  3. Jason Leffler's death a reminder of how far NASCAR has come

    Racing is inherently dangerous, but in the time since Dale Earnhardt died NASCAR has gone to great lengths to increase the safety of its drivers.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Sports


  1. The trouble began after the Sunday Times Magazine of London quoted Watson as saying that he's "inherently gloomy about the prospect of Africa" because "all our social policies are based on the fact that their intelligence is the same as ours...
    on Oct 19, 2007 By: James Watson Source: Forbes

  2. But Mr Brown said: "The scientists I speak to are committed to what they see as an inherently moral endeavour, that can save and improve the lives of thousands and over time, millions."
    on May 17, 2008 By: Gordon Brown Source:

  3. "I believe we can find common ground to get something done that's big enough, effective enough so that an economy that is inherently strong gets a boost - to make sure that this uncertainty doesn't translate into more economic woes for our workers...
    on Jan 22, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Guardian Unlimited

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