1. [syn: deep-rooted, deep-seated, implanted, ingrained, planted]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
deep-rooted \deep-rooted\ adj.
well-established; as, deep-rooted prejudice.
Syn: deep-seated, fundamental, ingrained.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: (used especially of ideas or principles) deeply rooted;
firmly fixed or held; "deep-rooted prejudice"; "deep-
seated differences of opinion"; "implanted convictions";
"ingrained habits of a lifetime"; "a deeply planted need"
[syn: deep-rooted, deep-seated, implanted,