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- adv. In an inherent way; naturally, innately, unavoidably.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. By inherence; inseparably.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- By inherence; inseparably.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in an inherent manner
While I don't find the term inherently condescending, I agree that there was no reason to make a reference to her sex in that context.
On the negative side, the administration is pushing hard for in-sourcing, what I call inherently governmental functions and that has a negative impact on our work.
Unfortunately, I have come across these notions before, many a time, and I dismiss them as not only logically incoherent, but sinister: People do not go around spreading the notion that human life in inherently mindless and meaningless unless they have something in mind, usually something that means trouble.
June 22nd, 2006 at 12: 37 am hogweed says: ittakesavillage wrote: Marriage inherently is discriminatory.
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(And in President Eisenhower we have a very humble man who inherently is opposed to the magnitude of power that he has to discharge.) Future crises will inevitably transform him into a full-fledged Caesar, if we do not beware.
And you did have to say that "Homosexuality IS inherently disgusting to a lot of straight people ... more even than the way we generally use the word inherently, I mean it is REALLY inherent, in that it is positively biological, at the very core of psychology for some (not all) straight people."
I wouldn’t go as far as calling the term inherently dishonest, but it was definitely an attempt to create a pejorative based on the pejorative “Hillarycare.”
And you did have to say that "Homosexuality IS inherently disgusting to a lot of straight people ... more even than the way we generally use the word inherently, I mean it is REALLY inherent, in that it is positively biological, at the very core of psychology for some (not all) straight people .... and personally I believe that only a small part of that is society no matter how intolerant and evil society is, and most of it is just natural biology of the brain."
I do agree that the problem is starting way before boys reach collage age, but I suspect that the problem in inherently one of discipline, and that’s something that drugs cannot instill in a boy.
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