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

Contributor: Matt Errey