The adjective acquired describes something you're not born with: you gain or develop it later in life, like your acquired taste for coffee


Adjective S.
gotten through environmental forces; "acquired characteristics (such as a suntan or a broken nose) cannot be passed on"

imp. & p. p.
of Acquire


Usage Examples

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

Most of the basic material a writer works with is acquired before the age of fifteen.

I acquired an admiration for Japanese culture, art, and architecture, and learned of the existence of the game of GO, which I still play.

Beauty, like truth, is relative to the time when one lives and to the individual who can grasp it. The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired.

A private railroad car is not an acquired taste. One takes to it immediately.

Frivolity is inborn, conceit acquired by education.

It was clear to me that the forms of consciousness of our inherited and acquired historical education - aesthetic consciousness and historical consciousness - presented alienated forms of our true historical being.

Negation is the mind's first freedom, yet a negative habit is fruitful only so long as we exert ourselves to overcome it, adapt it to our needs once acquired it can imprison us.

Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.

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Other Usage Examples

Learning is acquired by reading books, but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading men, and studying all the various facets of them.

Knowledge of the world in only to be acquired in the world, and not in a closet.

Compassion is a practically acquired knowledge, like dancing. You must do it and practice diligently day by day.

Mediocre men often have the most acquired knowledge.

If we look at the realm of knowledge, how exceedingly small and limited is that part acquired through our own senses how wide is that we gain from other sources.

I enjoyed making this album a lot because of the knowledge we acquired over the last 3 years.

It's tempting to say the Ph.D. didn't have an effect, but it's not so. I think whatever resonance I may be able to achieve is in part simply from the amount of reading and learning that I acquired along the way.

Capital is money, capital is commodities. By virtue of it being value, it has acquired the occult ability to add value to itself. It brings forth living offspring, or, at the least, lays golden eggs.

False riches, consisting of money, houses and lands, acquired by selfish means at cost to others and thereafter used selfishly, are almost always used for the oppression of other persons.

Immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your secret reveries that you were born to control affairs.


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