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İngilizce - İngilizce
To fix and settle by long continuance; to entrench

The foregoing elements of disunion are inveterated by the constituent formation of our national legislature. In the French chambers the members are all Frenchmen ; but our members of Congress are effectively Georgians, New-Yorkers, Carolinians, Pennsylvanians, &c.;.

Having habits fixed by long continuance; confirmed; habitual; as, an inveterate idler or smoker

he offered kisses to a stranger so confidingly that the most inveterate bachelor relented.

Malignant; virulent; spiteful

A man of mild manners can form no idea of inveterate revenge or cruelty;.

Old; firmly established by long continuance; of long standing; obstinately deep-rooted; as, an inveterate disease; an inveterate habit

In Montpelier, where this prison stands, the inveterate prejudice against prisoners has been swept away.

If you describe someone as, for example, an inveterate liar or smoker, you mean that they have lied or smoked for a long time and are not likely to stop doing it. an inveterate gambler
To fix and settle by long continuance
{s} ingrained, deeply rooted, firmly established
Old; long-established
having a habit of long standing; "a chronic smoker"
Firmly established by long continuance; obstinate; deep-rooted; of long standing; as, an inveterate disease; an inveterate abuse
inveterate gambler
habitual gambler, person who is addicted to gambling
{v} to become obstinate by continuance
{a} old, obsinate, fixed, established
In an inveterate manner or degree
in an inveterate manner, in a firmly settled manner