Inherent vs Itself - What's the difference?

inherent | itself |


As an adjective inherent

is inherent.

As a pronoun itself is

(reflexive) it; (a thing as the object of a verb or preposition that also appears as the subject).

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

    itself

    English

    Pronoun

  • (reflexive) it; (A thing as the object of a verb or preposition that also appears as the subject)
  • The door closed by itself
  • (emphatic) it;
  • The door itself is quite heavy.

    Derived terms

    * in-itselfness