Synonyms of congenital in English:

congenital


See definition of congenital

adjective

1‘multiple congenital defects’

SYNONYMS

inborn, inherited, hereditary, in the blood, in the family, innate, inbred, constitutional, built-in, inbuilt, ingrown, natural, native, original, inherent, unlearned, instinctual, deep-rooted, deep-seated

rare connate, connatural

ANTONYMS

acquired

2‘he was a congenital liar’

SYNONYMS

inveterate, compulsive, persistent, chronic, regular, pathological, established, long-established, long-standing, hardened, confirmed, committed, seasoned, habitual, obsessive, obsessional

incurable, incorrigible, irredeemable, unreformable, hopeless

unashamed, shameless, unrepentant

dyed-in-the-wool, thoroughgoing, thorough, utter, complete