Type: adjective

Definitions: (adjective) If one thing is intrinsic to another, it is a very important part of it.

Examples: (adjective) Food has intrinsic value, while gold only has value because other people want it. (adjective) Finding a way to stop being angry is intrinsic to the problem of making your life better. (adjective) Being able to think is intrinsic to being human.

Synonyms: adjectives: basic, inherent, underlying.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 10 B