Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb ingrain

2 senses of ingrain

Sense 1
ingrain, grain -- (thoroughly work in; "His hands were grained with dirt")
       => penetrate, perforate -- (pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance; "The bullet penetrated her chest")

Sense 2
impress, ingrain, instill -- (produce or try to produce a vivid impression of; "Mother tried to ingrain respect for our elders in us")
       => affect, impress, move, strike -- (have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd")

Antonyms of adj ingrained

1 sense of ingrained

Sense 1
deep-rooted, deep-seated, implanted, ingrained, planted -- ((used especially of ideas or principles) deeply rooted; firmly fixed or held; "deep-rooted prejudice"; "deep-seated differences of opinion"; "implanted convictions"; "ingrained habits of a lifetime"; "a deeply planted need")

INDIRECT (VIA established) -> unestablished -- (not established; "a reputation as yet unestablished")

Similarity of adj ingrained

1 sense of ingrained

Sense 1
deep-rooted, deep-seated, implanted, ingrained, planted -- ((used especially of ideas or principles) deeply rooted; firmly fixed or held; "deep-rooted prejudice"; "deep-seated differences of opinion"; "implanted convictions"; "ingrained habits of a lifetime"; "a deeply planted need")
       => established (vs. unestablished), constituted -- (brought about or set up or accepted; especially long established; "the established social order"; "distrust the constituted authority"; "a team established as a member of a major league"; "enjoyed his prestige as an established writer"; "an established precedent"; "the established Church")

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