Inherent vs Distinctive - What's the difference?

inherent | distinctive |


As adjectives the difference between inherent and distinctive

is that inherent is inherent while distinctive is that serves to distinguish between things.

inherent

English

Alternative forms

* (archaic)

Adjective

(-)
  • Naturally as part or consequence of something.
  • * (Lyn Beth Neylon)
  • You are a human being. You have rights inherent in that reality. You have dignity and worth that exists prior to law.
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    Usage notes

    * Not to be confused with inherit .

    Antonyms

    * extrinsic

    Synonyms

    * ingrained

    distinctive

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • that serves to distinguish between things
  • that is characteristic or typical of something