• WordNet 3.6
    • adj intrinsical belonging to a thing by its very nature "form was treated as something intrinsic, as the very essence of the thing"- John Dewey"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Intrinsical Intimate; closely familiar.
    • Intrinsical Intrinsic.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • intrinsical Same as intrinsic.
    • n intrinsical That which is intrinsic or interior; inward being, thought, etc.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • p.adj Intrinsical in-trin′sikal inward: genuine: inherent: essential, belonging to the point at issue:
    • p.adj Intrinsical in-trin′sikal (anat.) applied to those muscles of the limbs entirely contained within the anatomical limits of the limb
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  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    “What really raises one's indignation against suffering is not suffering intrinsically, but the senselessness of suffering.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. intrinsecusintra, within, secus, following.


In literature:

I am intrinsically a man of peace!
"Far to Seek" by Maud Diver
This last, as being the work of a master in the school, deserves attention; and also for its intrinsic interest.
"The Age of Erasmus" by P. S. Allen
What more intrinsic claim has the story of the Exodus than that of the Deluge, to belief?
"Collected Essays, Volume V" by T. H. Huxley
To Mr. Lowington, therefore, the peaches had a value far beyond their intrinsic worth.
"Outward Bound" by Oliver Optic
The journal was praised by John G. Whittier, Charles Dickens, and other gifted writers, for its intrinsic merits.
"Bay State Monthly, Vol. I, No. 3, March, 1884" by Various
But this comparison between the value and the intrinsic merit of different kinds of labour forms no part of my present subject.
"Essays on Political Economy" by Frederic Bastiat
It has been preserved more on account of its traditionary interest than for its intrinsic value.
"The Lost Lady of Lone" by E.D.E.N. Southworth
They are mean in regard to money or gifts, and know the intrinsic value of things just as well as any pedlar in all England.
"Campaign Pictures of the War in South Africa (1899-1900)" by A. G. Hales
The scene was intrinsically savage.
"The Gun-Brand" by James B. Hendryx
The intrinsic musical interest of 'Der Fliegende Hollaender' is unequal.
"The Opera" by R.A. Streatfeild
The following experiments will deal with the as yet quite undetermined elements of suggested movement, perspective and intrinsic interest.
"Harvard Psychological Studies, Volume 1" by Various
For this reason we must endeavour to demonstrate their intrinsic worthlessness.
"The Vedanta-Sutras with the Commentary by Sankaracarya"
Was that its intrinsic value?
"If Not Silver, What?" by John W. Bookwalter
Dances were often grouped together, especially when they had some slight intrinsic musical value.
"Critical & Historical Essays" by Edward MacDowell
There is certainly a difference between the mythical and specific types and the intrinsic value of these abstract conceptions.
"Myth and Science" by Tito Vignoli
It is not a means to get something else which is intrinsically valuable.
"The Science of Human Nature" by William Henry Pyle
It is a forgery of no intrinsic brilliance or wit.
"Shakespeare and the Modern Stage" by Sir Sidney Lee
The use of jewelry as colour and line has really nothing to do with its intrinsic worth.
"Woman as Decoration" by Emily Burbank
We are concerned more with intrinsic values.
"The Last Harvest" by John Burroughs
Is it because it is intrinsically defective and inferior?
"Charlotte Bronte and Her Circle" by Clement K. Shorter

In poetry:

To solve the problems of the air,
The secrets of the deep,
Are all intrinsic subjects
And worthy of our keep.
"Needs And Powers" by Jared Barhite
By it they stand, by it they fall,
What e'er the ambiguities,
They look to its intrinsic call,
For metes and bounds efficiencies.
"The Deed Vs. Assessment Rolls" by Samuel Alfred Beadle
There was an Old Man of Peru,
Who never knew what he should do;
So he tore off his hair,
And behaved like a bear,
That intrinsic Old Man of Peru.
"Limerick: There was an Old Man of Peru" by Edward Lear
The guilt that pardon did divorce,
From legal threat'nings drew its force:
But sin's desert that lodges still,
Is drawn from sin's intrinsic ill.
"The Believer's Riddle; or, the Mystery of Faith" by Ralph Erskine

In news:

Protection by Intrinsic Safety "mD".
Was Larry Summers Right About 'Intrinsic Aptitude '.
Intrinsic safety systems can build in security.
Byway administrator, Edie Sharp explains that scenic byways help promote sustainable economic growth by embracing the intrinsic qualities and resources of the area.
Is there something intrinsic to these wide-net, "We're all connected " ensemble movies that makes their authors think they need to address every human conundrum in the world.
Emerging science shows that some intrinsic properties of foods may significantly affect consumers' appetite and food choices at subsequent meals.
Siemens introduced three fail-safe modules for the SIMATICR ET 200iSP intrinsically safe distributed I/O system.
More than a tradition, natural marriage is an intrinsic part of man's nature.
" But the case of adultery highlights how inappropriate the term " intrinsic evil" can be in discussions about civil law.
It is truly hard to improve on the intrinsic good looks of a stock Ford woodie , and so most people simply don't make many changes.
That the magazine— glossy , rectangular, stapled, intrinsically dead-tree—is a dying breed is no secret.
In 2006, Martoma joined SAC 's CR Intrinsic Investors, eventually beginning work as a portfolio manager on Jan 1, 2008.
There is something intrinsically cool about skateboarding that not even ESPN can ruin.
Using observations of nearby supernovae and the types of stars that exploded, astronomers concluded that Type 1A supernovae tended to reach the same intrinsic peak brightness.
Some experts say that giving kids tokens , rewards, candy, and the like destroys their intrinsic motivation.

In science:

Thanks to the intrinsic normalization, Fig. 3 shows a highly regular temperature dependence.
Structural Relaxation and Mode Coupling in a Simple Liquid: Depolarized Light Scattering in Benzene
The coefficients v1 and v2 of Eq. (6) control the intrinsic dynamics of the liquid, represented by the correlation function Φ(t); the slave correlator Φs (t), which represents the experimental observable, couples to Φ(t) via vs [Eq. (7)].
Structural Relaxation and Mode Coupling in a Simple Liquid: Depolarized Light Scattering in Benzene
The analysis relies on the existence of two time-scales in the system: the first one, defined by the linearized dynamics, is intrinsic and corresponds to the inverse of the “plasma frequency” ω = √2/2.
Out-of-equilibrium states as statistical equilibria of an effective dynamics
This implies a long transverse thermalization time, which poses intrinsic consistency problems to be addressed later.
Elliptic Flow from a Transversally Thermalized Fireball
The models presented here and their tight link with the failure of Coherence have been preferred both for their intrinsic interest and for compatibility with .
Connectives in Quantum and other Cumulative Logics
The redder sources are intrinsically similar to the warmer stars, but are enveloped in a thick shroud of dust.
An Upper Limit to the Age of the Galactic Bar
In addition or alternatively, gradient terms were included in the non monotonic intrinsic law σ( ˙γ ) [12, 21].
A simple model for heterogeneous flows of yield stress fluids
Along the fluidised branch, the Σ(Γ) relationship almost exactly follows the intrinsic flow curve obtained in the homogeneous case.
A simple model for heterogeneous flows of yield stress fluids
On the other hand, since Λ(e) = 0, one may consider the intrinsic derivative δeΛ : g → ∧2g of Λ at e.
Jacobi groupoids and generalized Lie bialgebroids
Random interactions in bosonic Hilbert spaces, like those used in the IBM and the vibron model, exhibit a large predominance of vibrational and rotational spectra, strongly suggesting that in boson spaces collectivity is an intrinsic property of the space of nuclear states [4, 5, 6].
A study of randomness, correlations and collectivity in the nuclear shell model
On the other hand, the metrics gλ are defined on the intrinsic geodesic ball of radius k .
Cheeger-Gromov Theory and Applications to General Relativity
The parity violation and the spin mixing are intrinsic possibilities of the Proca-like theories.
Generalizations of the Dirac Equation and the Modified Bargmann-Wigner Formalism
We would like to stay below the intrinsic resolution of the device (0.4 mm) up to this limit, in order not to have to depend too much on software corrections.
Development of a Hybrid Photo-Diode and its Front-End Electronics for the BTEV Experiment
This is partly due to the intrinsic fluctuation present in the pion propagator which is originated from the freedom of randomly choosing the position of the source.
On the price of light quarks
The path to the definition of the reduced products is intrinsically different from the first two.
Generalized Weyl systems and kappa-Minkowski space