Sentences Containing 'innate'
Men seeing the nature of this man like that of the brute, think that he has never possessed the innate faculty of reason.
They knew full well that this fugitive must be a bandit; but there is an innate sympathy between the Roman brigand and the Roman peasant and the latter is always ready to aid the former.
Now, if any slight innate change of habit or of structure benefited an individual wolf, it would have the best chance of surviving and of leaving offspring.
I state this because it has been erroneously asserted that the element of time has been assumed by me to play an all-important part in modifying species, as if all the forms of life were necessarily undergoing change through some innate law.
Lamarck, who believed in an innate and inevitable tendency towards perfection in all organic beings, seems to have felt this difficulty so strongly that he was led to suppose that new and simple forms are continually being produced by spontaneous generation.
Hence adaptation to any special climate may be looked at as a quality readily grafted on an innate wide flexibility of constitution, common to most animals.
There may truly be said to be a constant struggle going on between, on the one hand, the tendency to reversion to a less perfect state, as well as an innate tendency to new variations, and, on the other hand, the power of steady selection to keep the breed true.
He consequently believes in an innate tendency towards progressive and more perfect development.
But with respect to Nageli's doctrine of an innate tendency towards perfection or progressive development, can it be said in the case of these strongly pronounced variations, that the plants have been caught in the act of progressing towards a higher state of development?
If innate be equivalent to natural, then all the perceptions and ideas of the mind must be allowed to be innate or natural, in whatever sense we take the latter word, whether in opposition to what is uncommon, artificial, or miraculous.
If by innate be meant, contemporary to our birth, the dispute seems to be frivolous; nor is it worth while to enquire at what time thinking begins, whether before, at, or after our birth.
Now in this sense, I should desire to know, what can be meant by asserting, that self-love, or resentment of injuries, or the passion between the sexes is not innate?
Thinks I, Queequeg, under the circumstances, this is a very civilized overture; but, the truth is, these savages have an innate sense of delicacy, say what you will; it is marvellous how essentially polite they are.
When propanoic acid is infused directly into rodents brains it produces reversible behavior (e.g., hyperactivity, dystonia, social impairment, perseveration) and brain (e.g., innate neuroinflammation, glutathione depletion) changes that may be used as a means to model autism in rats.
One study suggests that there is a difference in mental processing level due to innate differences between visual and tactile stimuli representations.
Although many living beings have an innate capability of curiosity, it should not be categorized as an instinct because it is not a fixed action pattern; rather it is an innate basic emotion because, while curiosity can be expressed in many ways, the expression of an instinct is typically more fixed and less flexible.
This protein plays a role in innate and adaptive immunity by cleaving TNFα in activated dendritic cells.
Commander Mastangi’s innovative leadership and innate abilities were the driving force behind his squadron attaining the highest possible level of mobilization readiness.
While curculin has some innate sweet taste of its own, miraculin is by itself quite tasteless.
Neutrophil granulocytes (also known as neutrophils) are the most abundant (40% to 75%) type of white blood cells in mammals and form an essential part of the innate immune system.
The Danger model has brought a new sight of adaptive and innate immunity.
In the past the innate immunity was suggested as a minor part of immune system and to opposite the adaptive part was thought to be the most important and the most effective one.
According to danger theory there is no adaptive immunity without the innate part.
He also points out, however, that there are common, innate traits that bind all people, particularly the belief in a higher power.
The Ardent is charged by his kindred to both constrain and assist The Harrow – which means that, by the innate law of the Insequent, his life is forfeit to failure as well.
Anele then uses Liand's Orcrest and sacrifices his life to both slay the croyel, and to transfer his innate Earthpower, and heritage as the "Last hope of the Land", into Jeremiah.
Also in keeping with its Confucian background, Cheondoism places emphasis on personal cultivation in the belief that as one improves their innate nature, one comes closer to Heaven, and that all things are the same as Heaven in terms of their innate quality.
Having an innate ability to imitate many instruments helped lead to Riperton's discovery while she was a secretary at Chess Records.
Perceptual psychology is a subfield of cognitive psychology that is concerned specifically with the pre-conscious innate aspects of the human cognitive system: perception.
However he possessed a rare and important combination of military professionalism, innate leadership and political reliability.
Eak grew up in "La Altena I" in the Lomas Verde's Neighbourhood in the state of Mexico. Known to be a restless child, having an innate curiosity, and a poetic mind; he would often wonder in the hills around his home for days.
Ironically, whenever his courage fails (at the slightest sign of danger), Volstagg's innate clumsiness would somehow seize victory from the jaws of defeat.
O'Brien is the cofounder of several organisations, including "Youth for Peace"; the "Irish Network for Nonviolent Action Training and Education" (INNATE); and "Kilcranny House", a rural education centre committed to healing the divisions which exist in Northern Ireland.
Zatanna is a skilled illusionist, showgirl and stage magician even without resorting to her innate magical powers.
Vollum's innate interest in science also drew him to the neuroscience laboratories at the Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) where he knew his oscilloscope could be applied to healthcare research.
His songs have often contained controversial themes innate to the human experience, such as poverty, racism, prejudice, sexism, religion, murder, justice, religion, civil rights, and politics.
Prolonged use of opioids may cause immunosuppression of both innate and adaptive immunity.
Because of their appeal to the innate human desire for an understanding of afterlife, her works led to a strong reader response which she initially attempted to answer in detail but became forced to limit.
However, the innate sexual aversion (taboo against sexual attraction) between siblings forms due to close association in childhood.
The unique and constant presence in the life and work of this uncommon personality remains his innate sense of art and even more so of the theatre, that first true love that he never forgets, for which he had as a young man withdrew from his father's expectation.
Sarkozy later added, "What part is innate and what part is acquired?
Devar had an innate music sense and a feel for rhythm, and he loved our title-track.
He wrote that it is the "innate disposition of every man to join another human being or other men in the labor he ought to perform."
This ability is not innate: it must be acquired by magical means.
A Metamorphmagus (a portmanteau of "metamorph" and "magus") is a witch or wizard born with the innate ability to change some or all of their appearance at will.
Supporters of the subject claim that it is an inexact science that requires innate gifts such as the "Inner Eye".
Orthogenesis, orthogenetic evolution, progressive evolution or autogenesis, is the hypothesis that life has an innate tendency to evolve in a unilinear fashion due to some internal or external "driving force".
An innate part of the Turkish psyche, folkloric song and dance can erupt at any moment and overwhelm even the most intrepid expatriate.
While purely scientific instruments could have been brought in their stead, these cameras allow the use of an innate sense to perceive the exploration of the moon.
As an adult, his mannerisms and personality, as well as his innate sense of honor, became more Klingon than human.
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existential - pertaining to existence; pertaining to the philosophy of existentialism
farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
berate - scold strongly
loiter - hang about/around; stand idly about; linger
substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
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senility - old age; feeblemindedness of old age; ADJ. senile: resulting from old age; showing the weakness of body or mind from old age; Ex. senile dementia
excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off