from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Being so far below the surface as to be unsusceptible to superficial examination, study, or treatment: a deep-seated infection.
- adj. Deeply rooted; ingrained: deep-seated ideological differences.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. implanted or firmly established.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. same as deep-rooted.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Far removed from the surface; deeply rooted or lodged; firmly implanted: as, a deep-sealed disease; deep-seated prejudice.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (used especially of ideas or principles) deeply rooted; firmly fixed or held
deep + seated (Wiktionary)