intrinsic

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

Adjective[change]

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.

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