1. (used especially of ideas or principles) deeply rooted; firmly fixed or held
    deep-rooted prejudice
    ingrained habits of a lifetime
    deep-seated differences of opinion
    implanted convictions
    a deeply planted need
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How To Use deep-rooted In A Sentence

  • Campaigners say there are deep-rooted cultural problems within the army that must be exposed and tackled.
  • It may have been that this breakdown was an unbearable coming together of many deep-rooted, complex fears and anxieties.
  • The idea that acts of love are inferior to principled acts is a deep-rooted philosophical tradition.
  • The most intolerant citizens have called for a U.S. military invasion or an armed struggle to overthrow the deep-rooted stratocracy in Burma, due to the junta’s insistence on building a military-privileged country. Will civil strife recur in Burma?
  • Then there is the deep-rooted fear of idleness.
  • These days, his collection reveals a deep-rooted appreciation of traditional songcraft.
  • There was almost a kind of healthiness about her hatred, based as it was on deep-rooted feelings, knowing no caution and no fear. The Better Germany in War Time Being some Facts towards Fellowship
  • American self-aggrandizement, like all others I believe, is just communal biology at work and based on a deep-rooted drive to survive. Joe Woodward: Occup(ied) America: A Literary History
  • Because there persists a deep-rooted socio-cultural norm that defines the "ideal worker" as someone who can be controlled, who doesn't challenge the status quo and has few entangling commitments that distract from a lopsided focus on work. Kathie Lingle: Initiating Tough Work-Life Conversations?
  • When the ethnic or tribal hatred is as deep-rooted and has as its background such bestial conduct, it is ridiculous for the international community to try to re-impose the status quo ante.
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