ingenerate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ingenerātus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ingenerate (comparative more ingenerate, superlative most ingenerate)

  1. (now rare) Innate, inborn.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.6:
      Pure and unspotted from all loathly crime / That is ingenerate in fleshly slime.
    • Francis Bacon
      Those virtues were rather feigned and affected things to serve his ambition, than true qualities ingenerate in his judgement or nature.

Verb[edit]

ingenerate (third-person singular simple present ingenerates, present participle ingenerating, simple past and past participle ingenerated)

  1. (transitive) To generate or produce within; to beget or engender; to cause.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Mede to this entry?)
    • Sir M. Hale
      Those noble habits are ingenerated in the soul.

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

ingenerate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of ingenerare
  2. second-person plural imperative of ingenerare
  3. feminine plural of ingenerato

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

ingenerāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of ingenerō