AskDefine | Define inborn

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inborn adj
1 normally existing at birth; "mankind's connatural sense of the good" [syn: connatural, inbred, native]
2 present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development [syn: congenital, innate, inherent]

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  1. innate, possessed by an organism at birth
  2. Inherited or hereditary


  • French: inné

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