In*her"ent (?), a. [L. inhaerens, -entis, p. pr. of inhaerere: cf. F. inh'erent. See Inhere.]
Permanently existing in something; inseparably attached or connected; naturally pertaining to; innate; inalienable; as, polarity is an inherent quality of the magnet; the inherent right of men to life, liberty, and protection.
"A most inherent
The sore disease which seems inherent in civilization.
Syn. -- Innate; inborn; native; natural; inbred; inwrought; inseparable; essential; indispensable.
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