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in and of itself

Definitions

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  • adv. With respect to its intrinsic or inherent nature; per se, intrinsically, inherently

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  • adv. with respect to its inherent nature

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Examples

  • Since the very concept of autogenicity—that chemical and toxic agents can prod the immune system to overreact, resulting in autoimmunity—is in and of itself new, how can we go about proving there is a cluster of people who have autoimmunity as a result of exposures to toxic waste in their area?

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • “The animal in and of itself is not a magic potion,” explains Stephanie LaFarge, a psychologist and director of counseling at the ASPCA.

    The Ups and Downs of Raising a Bipolar Child

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