Definition of deep-rooted in English:

deep-rooted

adjective

  • Firmly embedded in thought, behaviour, or culture, and so having a persistent influence.

    ‘her deep-rooted fears and anxieties’
    • ‘Was it deep-rooted compassion or simply fear that inspired such charity?’
    • ‘There remains a deep-rooted fears of ‘big’ government in various quarters.’
    • ‘Here is the offering of a modern nation, vibrant, on the go, on one side, and which has a deep-rooted history, culture and ecology on the other.’
    • ‘Then there is the deep-rooted fear of idleness.’
    • ‘He lives in the real world and has a genuine, deep-rooted concern for all.’
    • ‘She understands how deep-rooted religious, social and cultural practices influence the reception of technology in homes.’
    • ‘It is difficult to override a deep-rooted cultural bias.’
    • ‘Campaigners say there are deep-rooted cultural problems within the army that must be exposed and tackled.’
    • ‘These are primal and deep-rooted fears and will not go away.’
    • ‘They are fighting a culture that is deep-rooted and obstinate.’
    • ‘The Oni character is a deep-rooted aspect of Japanese culture.’
    • ‘As an Indian, I am proud to be part of a culture, which has deep-rooted family values.’
    • ‘It may have been that this breakdown was an unbearable coming together of many deep-rooted, complex fears and anxieties.’
    • ‘This assumption is so deep-rooted in our culture that it is barely questioned.’
    • ‘In some quarters, the prospect of consolidated communities provokes a deep-rooted fear of losing local control and community identity.’
    • ‘But the fall-off in ground attendance is also the result of deep-rooted changes in culture and customs which have influenced sport as a commodity.’
    • ‘This ruling view is now so deep-rooted in our culture that few bother to question its effects.’
    • ‘He had begun pacing the cave, a nervous habit of his, stopping at the end of his speech to stare at Marcy with deep-rooted concern.’
    • ‘The crew walked out amid lots of cheers and, frankly, some deep-rooted fears.’
    • ‘After all, changing ideas deep-rooted in tradition and culture is quite a long process.’
    deep-seated, deep, profound, fundamental, basic
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Pronunciation

deep-rooted

/ˌdiːpˈruːtɪd/