Meaning of “embedded” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /ɪmˈbedɪd/

fixed into the surface of something:

A small piece of glass was embedded in his finger.

If an emotion, attitude, etc is embedded in someone or something, it is a very strong and important part of them:

A sense of guilt was deeply embedded in my conscience.

(Definition of “embedded” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)