Antonyms of adj inherent

2 senses of inherent

Sense 1
built-in, constitutional, inbuilt, inherent, integral -- (existing as an essential constituent or characteristic; "the Ptolemaic system with its built-in concept of periodicity"; "a constitutional inability to tell the truth")

INDIRECT (VIA intrinsic) -> extrinsic -- (not forming an essential part of a thing or arising or originating from the outside; "extrinsic evidence"; "an extrinsic feature of the new building"; "that style is something extrinsic to the subject"; "looking for extrinsic aid")

Sense 2
implicit in (predicate), inherent, underlying -- (in the nature of something though not readily apparent; "shortcomings inherent in our approach"; "an underlying meaning")

INDIRECT (VIA implicit) -> explicit, expressed -- (precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication; "explicit instructions"; "she made her wishes explicit"; "explicit sexual scenes")

Similarity of adj inherent

2 senses of inherent

Sense 1
built-in, constitutional, inbuilt, inherent, integral -- (existing as an essential constituent or characteristic; "the Ptolemaic system with its built-in concept of periodicity"; "a constitutional inability to tell the truth")
       => intrinsic (vs. extrinsic), intrinsical -- (belonging to a thing by its very nature; "form was treated as something intrinsic, as the very essence of the thing"- John Dewey)

Sense 2
implicit in (predicate), inherent, underlying -- (in the nature of something though not readily apparent; "shortcomings inherent in our approach"; "an underlying meaning")
       => implicit (vs. explicit), inexplicit -- (implied though not directly expressed; inherent in the nature of something; "an implicit agreement not to raise the subject"; "there was implicit criticism in his voice"; "anger was implicit in the argument"; "the oak is implicit in the acorn")

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