There are a few things in life that cannot be taught. For example, the first syllables that a child will utter when he begins to speak. Or our way of reacting to certain situations (some lost their cool, others stay calm & there are some that might even abuse). All these reactions are centered within the person, and at times they are in his genetic make-up: they are INNATE or inborn in him.
The dictionary definitions for plunge are as follows:
1. Possessed at birth; inborn. (adjective)
2. Possessed as an essential characteristic; inherent. (adjective)
3. Of or produced by the mind rather than learned through experience: an innate knowledge of right and wrong. (adjective)
Innate in Context:
In the image above, a context of innate is outlined. This one talks about how nations regards themselves as superior in comparison to another and how this belief is inherent in them, or if we say it in a better way, how this belief is innate in them.
The following is an extract from The Times Of India used for educational purposes: ‘Living in a society, it is a brave individual who can wilfully disregard the question: “What will the neighbours say?” Nations have a greater measure of self-confidence. The drive to be defined by ‘exceptionalism’ has marked the history of countries that believe in their ‘manifest destiny’ and, by implication , their innate superiority.’