What are some opposite words for innate?

Antonyms for innate
ɪˈneɪt, ˈɪn eɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unconditioned, innate, unlearned(adj)

    not established by conditioning or learning

    "an unconditioned reflex"

    Antonyms:
    stupid, unintelligent, inheritable, heritable

    Synonyms:
    born(p), unconditional, natural, inborn, congenital, unlettered, unlearned, ignorant, unconditioned, nescient, innate(p)

  2. natural, born(p), innate(p)(adj)

    being talented through inherited qualities

    "a natural leader"; "a born musician"; "an innate talent"

    Antonyms:
    unintelligent, stupid, inheritable, heritable

  3. congenital, inborn, innate(adj)

    present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development

    Antonyms:
    inheritable, unintelligent, stupid, heritable

    Synonyms:
    born(p), natural, inborn, congenital, unlearned, connatural, unconditioned, inbred, innate(p)

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. innate

    Inherent signifies permanently united as an element or original quality, naturally existent or incorporated in something so as to have become an integral part. Immanent is a philosophic word, to denote that which dwells in or pervades any substance or spirit without necessarily being a part of it, and without reference to any working out (compare SUBJECTIVE). That which is inherent is an inseparable part of that in which it inheres, and is usually thought of with reference to some outworking or effect; as, an inherent difficulty. God is said to be immanent (not inherent) in the universe. Frequently intrinsic and inherent can be interchanged, but inherent applies to qualities, while intrinsic applies to essence, so that to speak of intrinsic excellence conveys higher praise than if we say inherent excellence. Inherent and intrinsic may be said of persons or things; congenital, inborn, inbred, innate, apply to living beings. Congenital is frequent in medical and legal use with special application to defects; as, congenital idiocy. Innate and inborn are almost identical, but innate is preferred in philosophic use, as when we speak of innate ideas; that which is inborn, congenital, or innate may be original with the individual, but that which is inbred is inherited. Ingrained signifies dyed in the grain, and denotes that which is deeply wrought into substance or character.

    Antonyms:
    accidental, casual, external, extrinsic, fortuitous, incidental, outward, subsidiary, superadded, superficial, superfluous, superimposed, supplemental, transient, unconnected

    Synonyms:
    congenital, essential, immanent, inborn, inbred, indispensable, indwelling, infixed, ingrained, inherent, inhering, inseparable, internal, intrinsic, inwrought, native, natural, subjective

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. innate(a)

    Synonyms:
    inborn, inherent, native

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. innate

    Synonyms:
    Innate intelligence

How to use innate in a sentence?

  1. Voltaire:

    I believe that there never was a creator of a philosophical system who did not confess at the end of his life that he had wasted his time. It must be admitted that the inventors of the mechanical arts have been much more useful to men that the inventors of syllogisms. He who imagined a ship towers considerably above him who imagined innate ideas.

  2. Jonathan Barr:

    We will answer the charges filed against Congressman Collins in court and will mount a vigorous defense to clear Chris CollinsUnder good name, it is notable that even the government does not allege that Chris CollinsUnder traded a single share of Innate Therapeutics stock. We are confident Chris CollinsUnder will be completely vindicated and exonerated.

  3. Rick Perry:

    I was always intrigued with economic development and an economic climate that frees people, it was innate, something I derived from watching people I admired like my father, and it wasn't something I read or studied in school.

  4. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    A man's attraction towards a woman is propelled by his innate feelings, while a woman is more sort of involved in a mental game, an impossible preposition of sorts, its like playing soccer in a cricket ground!”

  5. Erik Pevernagie:

    By finding out the things we don’t know, we reassess our innate convictions and master our mind-set. As we take time to review the issues in a balanced way, we can restfully remain mindful. ("Looking for the unexpected" )

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#35699superfluous
#37914superimposed
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#104497unintelligent
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