# intrinsic

Intrinsic is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

 Positive intrinsic Comparative more intrinsic Superlative most intrinsic
1. $x$ is intrinsic to $y$ if $x$ is an important part of $y$. $y$ must always have $x$ as a part.
Being able to think is intrinsic to being human.
Finding a way to stop being angry is intrinsic to the problem of making your life better.
Food has intrinsic value, while gold only has value because other people want it.