Example sentences for: ingrained

How can you use “ingrained” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • She recently published a book called The Language of Silence , about German literature's relationship to the Holocaust, in which she accuses Grass of a flippant disregard for Germany's victims: "[T]here is an ingrained obtuseness and insensitivity to those who suffered and died, evident in a language where silence is veiled in verbal dexterity and a creative exuberance rooted in pre-Holocaust aesthetics."

  • Evolutionary psychology tells us that economic intercourse is about as deeply ingrained in the human brain as any other form of intercourse.

  • It is so ingrained in Islamic culture that in Saudi Arabia, for example, a department within the Saudi Ministry of Finance and National Economy collects zakat directly, much as the U.S.

  • There's little evidence that an ingrained conservatism among Southern workers has kept unions out.

  • Discussion of this memorandum brought to the surface an unease about paramilitary covert action that had become ingrained, at least among some CIA senior managers.


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