Engrained Sentence Examples
I couldn't stop a habit so long engrained.
The new power which now rose, to the first rank, created by Philip of Macedon, bad no engrained tendency inimical to the Persian.
But the practice had been engrained in Hindu opinion by the authority of centuries, and had acquired the sanctity of a religious rite.
From the further use of "grain" for the texture of substances, such as wood, meat, &c., "engrained" or "ingrained" means ineradicable, impregnated, dyed through and through.
These are attitudes engrained in many sections of Indian society.Advertisement
The habit of telling the " illiterate peasant " what to do is still too deeply engrained.
English is so strong and it becomes so engrained that often many people just decide not to speak Gaelic later.
Can the 'crew' who thinks they are a tribe rather than a ship's crew overcome their own upbringing and engrained beliefs when it is necessary to save the ship?