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These considerations are key when choosing personalized gifts for those you care about, because the crux of joy in receiving a gift comes from the intrinsic change that the gift provides in someone’s daily experience.

At some point, however, intrinsic value will have to matter, and when it does those in the sector will be forced to show they have credible plans in place for existential dangers on the horizon.

From Digiday

Such medals have an intrinsic value estimated at about $10,000.

He spoke of 3- and 4-year-olds who’d tell him, “I’m not a boy” or “I’m not a girl,” suggesting that their identity had nothing to do with the environment, but was intrinsic.

They have no intrinsic loyalty to the United States—that’s how they’re constructed and organized.

From Fortune

It continues to be the official position that “being open to life” is “an intrinsic requirement of married love.”

However, they have to have intrinsic and distinctive qualities.

They do not reflect any intrinsic or insurmountable military advantage.

As a jazz lover, I want people to embrace the music for its intrinsic qualities, not its symbolic resonance.

Through this, an active role is given to the spectator, who has inadvertently become an intrinsic part of the artwork.

After the first novelty is over, no place can please, except either by its intrinsic beauty, or the happy effect of habit.

Calais, has no such intrinsic charms, and I was not disposed to try the result of the latter.

Nine hundred and ninety-nine out of a thousand judge by names and not by intrinsic worth.

Friedrich Wilhelm, both by his intrinsic qualities and the success he met with, deserves it better than most.

It is the intrinsic nature of belief that will concern us to-day.


On this page you'll find 82 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to intrinsic, such as: deep-seated, elemental, inherent, innate, peculiar, and underlying.

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