deeply rooted (in)

This page is about the collocation deeply rooted (in)

collocation pattern: adverb + verb


strongly connected to the past, esp. of beliefs, culture, prejudice, conflict, etc.

For example

  • The conflict in the Middle East is deeply rooted in the region's history.

  • If anti-gay prejudice wasn't so deeply rooted, it would've disappeared long ago.

Related adjectives are "deeply-rooted" and "deep-rooted"

Quick Quiz

The music of slaves in America was deeply rooted in

a. African culture

b. Italian opera

c. rap music
a) African culture b) Italian opera c) rap music

Contributor: Matt Errey