Definitions

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  • adj. intrinsic

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Intrinsic.
  • adj. Intimate; closely familiar.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as intrinsic.
  • n. That which is intrinsic or interior; inward being, thought, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. belonging to a thing by its very nature

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Examples

  • These intrinsical evils should never be legal or funded.

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  • Doing so just proves your hypocrisy and intrinsical world police profile.

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  • In brief, his life and death were such, that I could not blame them who wished the like, and almost to have been himself; almost, I say; for though we may wish the prosperous appurtenances of others, or to be another in his happy accidents, yet so intrinsical is every man unto himself, that some doubt may be made, whether any would exchange his being, or substantially become another man.

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  • These are the impressions that are made on our senses by outward objects that are extrinsical to the mind; and its own operations, proceeding from powers intrinsical and proper to itself, which, when reflected on by itself, become also objects of its contemplation — are, as I have said, the original of all knowledge.

    An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

  • What this intrinsical perfection of habitual grace, given it by confirmation, is, he cannot tell; for in those who are so confirmed in grace he asserts only an impeccability upon supposition, and that not alone from their intrinsical principle, as it is with the blessed in heaven, but from help and assistance also daily communicated from without.

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  • He told her that it was about a woman who, out of affection for her husband, and deep intrinsical virtue, refuses to become the mistress of the man she passionately adores.

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  • Besides it is manifest that every firm proof must be drawn from intrinsical and necessary causes and not from signs and other farfetched arguments.

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

  • Then this grey life, so long sole and intrinsical to itself, should glow at last with some reflection of the sunset; once more I should know young ardours imagined lost and devotions miraculously born again.

    Apologia Diffidentis

  • According to Hobbes, 'Liberty is the absence of all impediments to action that are not contained in the nature and intrinsical qualities of the agent.'

    Mind and Motion and Monism

  • In brief, his life and death were such that I could not blame them who wished the like, and almost to have been himself: almost, I say; for though we may wish the prosperous appurtenances of others, or to be another in his happy accidents, yet so intrinsical is every man unto himself that some doubt may be made whether any would exchange his being, or substantially become another man.

    Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 6

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