Foreign and Innate


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Foreign adjective – Not being a vital part of or belonging to something.
Usage example: pediatricians often have to remove peas or other foreign bodies from inside the ears of curious toddlers

Innate is an antonym for foreign.
Nearby Word: foreigner
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Innate adjective – Being a part of the innermost nature of a person or thing.
Usage example: an innate athletic ability that allowed him to excel at just about any sport he tried his hand at

Foreign is an antonym for innate.
Nearby Word: innately
Antonyms for Innate
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character foreign character innate character
power foreign power innate power
intelligence foreign intelligence innate intelligence
powers foreign powers innate powers

Both words in one sentence

  • Textbook Humor Ionesco's distinct style of absurdism owes a great deal to the innate weirdness of learning a foreign language from textbooks.
  • He picks up on all the clues present that Eliza's perfect English is the product of coaching, but when he assumes that her manners are innate, he comes to the conclusion that she's a foreign aristocrat instead of that she's a lower-class Englishwoman.
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Innate and Foreign. (2016). Retrieved 2021, January 22, from
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Innate or Foreign. 2016. Accessed January 22, 2021.

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