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Had he that deep-seated recondite complaint, and did any doctor find it out?

But the financial disease was too deep-seated to be so easily cured.

The inconsistency is real, out of a deep-seated confusion of mind.

He realised this, as a dull, but deep-seated pain, caused him to open his eyes.

That financial distress was widespread and deep-seated was not to be denied.

The country received the news with a deep-seated and sober satisfaction.

The deep-seated travail of his grief abruptly reached the paroxysm.

It was strange how deep-seated was her discontent under this head.

It was too poignant, too deep-seated in the springs of her physical being.

But his chief characteristic was his deep-seated and thoughtful piety.

WORD ORIGIN

1741, "having its seat far below the surface;" see seat (v.). Figurative use is from 1847.

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