Example sentences for: ingrained

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

  • 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.

  • Voters are more likely to believe the Democrats on Medicare and more likely to believe the Republicans on tax cutting, which means that there is a limit to what political ads can do to reshape ingrained attitudes.

  • They said Balkan enmities were too deeply ingrained, Serb leader Slobodan Milosevic was too ruthless, and the Serbs were too fiercely attached to Kosovo to back down.

  • It is a legacy of evolution that teleology—the tendency to explain natural phenomena in terms of purposes—is deeply ingrained in biology, and not in other fields (Ayala 1999).

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


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