Use the adjective inherent for qualities that are considered permanent or cannot be separated from an essential character.

We use the adjective inherent to describe attributes that are part of the essential nature of something. It's different from you being tall, rather than being a description, it has to be a quality and this quality is unchangeable. So, for example, if you have never been able to eat spinach, you have an inherent dislike of it.

Definitions of inherent

adj existing as an essential constituent or characteristic

built-in, constitutional, inbuilt, integral
intrinsic, intrinsical
belonging to a thing by its very nature

adj in the nature of something though not readily apparent

“shortcomings inherent in our approach”
implicit in, underlying
implicit, inexplicit
implied though not directly expressed; inherent in the nature of something

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