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inherent
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

6 uses
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Definition
existing as an inseparable part or characteristic
  • Although surface ugliness is often found in the classic mode of understanding it is not inherent in it.
    Part 1 (76% in)
  • His casuist answer had been that although pure Quality was the same for everyone, the objects that people said Quality inhered in varied from person to person.
    Part 3 (35% in)
  • The ugliness the Sutherlands were fleeing is not inherent in technology.
    Part 3 (72% in)
  • Neither is the ugliness inherent in the materials of modern technology ... a statement you sometimes hear.
    Part 3 (72% in)
  • A person who's lived inside stone walls of a prison most of his life is likely to see stone as an inherently ugly material, even though it's also the prime material of sculpture, and a person who's lived in a prison of ugly plastic technology that started with his childhood toys and continues through a lifetime of junky consumer products is likely to see this material as inherently ugly.
    Part 3 (73% in)
  • A person who's lived inside stone walls of a prison most of his life is likely to see stone as an inherently ugly material, even though it's also the prime material of sculpture, and a person who's lived in a prison of ugly plastic technology that started with his childhood toys and continues through a lifetime of junky consumer products is likely to see this material as inherently ugly.
    Part 3 (73% in)

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