American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Firmly implanted; well-established: deep-rooted prejudices.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. well-established.
- adj. (used especially of ideas or principles) deeply rooted; firmly fixed or held
“Added to that is the lingering effects of what some describe as a deep-rooted culture of political corruption.”
“Say yes to the movements that awaken your deep-rooted desire to be fully and vibrantly alive.”
“My dad was from Virginia but he didn't harbor the deep-rooted racism prevalent at the time in the South and blatantly institutionalized in classic colonial style in the Canal Zone.”
“I wonder if most of the anti-economics strain comes from a deep-rooted misunderstanding about the very point of some of these models and methods economics (as well as political economy) employ.”
“As renowned mythologist Joseph Campbell noted in his studies on heroes and the monomyth, these stories conveyed universal truths while at the same time exploring deep-rooted, personal meanings.”
“One of these is the deep-rooted notion that we are never alone in this world, furthermore that we depend on others for more that just mere survival.”
“Truth be known, it is tradition ... simply deep-rooted Tradition.”
“As you can see in the videos above or archived here, David sat outside the library and supermarket for hours in the hot sun or drizzle, scribbling the thoughts of mothers, teachers, unemployed middle-aged men, undecided voters, deep-rooted Democrats and passionate Republicans.”
“The problem is so deep-rooted that sexually harassing women is considered a form of recreation rather than a crime, with the focus squarely on the victim's conduct and appearance rather than on the aggressor.”
“Los Angeles attorney Kenneth White, who is representing the individuals in the suit pro-bono, said "the basis of this case is deep-rooted in the simple and enduring American value that 'our word is our bond.”
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