The Full Wiki

intrinsic: Wikis

Advertisements

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

Contents

English

Wikipedia

Etymology

< Latin intrinsecus (on the inside, inwardly) < *intrim, an assumed adverbial form of inter (within) + seccus (by, on the side)

Adjective

intrinsic (comparative more intrinsic, superlative most intrinsic)

Positive
intrinsic

Comparative
more intrinsic

Superlative
most intrinsic

  1. innate, inherent, inseparable from the thing itself, essential
  2. (of a body part, relating to anatomy) comprising, being part of a whole

Antonyms

Derived terms

Related terms

Translations

External links

  • intrinsic in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
  • intrinsic in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message