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ingrained

adjective (BELIEFS)    /ɪnˈɡreɪnd/
(of beliefs) so firmly held that they are not likely to change: Such ingrained prejudices cannot be corrected easily. The belief that you should own your house is deeply ingrained in British society.Not able to be changedKeeping and staying the same
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