Synonyms for (adjective) intrinsic

Synonyms: intrinsic

Definition: situated within or belonging solely to the organ or body part on which it acts

Usage: intrinsic muscles

Similar words: internal

Definition: happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface

Usage: internal organs; internal mechanism of a toy; internal party maneuvering


Synonyms: intrinsic, intrinsical

Definition: belonging to a thing by its very nature

Usage: form was treated as something intrinsic, as the very essence of the thing- John Dewey

Similar words: inherent, integral, inbuilt, built-in, constitutional

Definition: existing as an essential constituent or characteristic

Usage: the Ptolemaic system with its built-in concept of periodicity; a constitutional inability to tell the truth


Similar words: inner, internal, intimate

Definition: innermost or essential

Usage: the inner logic of Cubism; the internal contradictions of the theory; the intimate structure of matter