1. genetic

adjective. ['dʒəˈnɛtɪk'] occurring among members of a family usually by heredity.


  • heritable
  • transmissible
  • inheritable
  • hereditary
  • transmitted
  • familial


  • noninfectious
  • nurtural
  • congenital
  • nonheritable

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Rhymes with Genetic

  • electromagnetic
  • parasympathetic
  • unsympathetic
  • unapologetic
  • pharmakinetic
  • paramagnetic
  • intermagnetic
  • ferromagnetic
  • peripatetic
  • hyperkinetic
  • geomagnetic
  • diamagnetic
  • sympathetic
  • kinesthetic
  • helionetic
  • apologetic
  • synergetic
  • prosthetic
  • homiletic
  • empathetic
  • arithmetic
  • anesthetic
  • alphabetic
  • synthetic
  • prophetic
  • magnetic
  • frenetic
  • energetic
  • diuretic
  • dietetic

Sentences with genetic

1. Adjective
Understanding his personality traits will help you gauge what other breeds may be part of his genetic makeup.

Quotes about genetic

1. I was born with this. It's a hereditary genetic condition. This is something you can go your whole life without really knowing that something's wrong. I had high blood pressure, and that was the first sign.
- Steven Cojocaru

2. The ever quickening advances of science made possible by the success of the Human Genome Project will also soon let us see the essences of mental disease. Only after we understand them at the genetic level can we rationally seek out appropriate therapies for such illnesses as schizophrenia and bipolar disease.
- James D. Watson

3. Feature-length film comedy is harder to pull off than the episodic sitcom - it doesn't have the same factory machinery up and running, teams of writers putting familiar characters through permutations - but that doesn't explain the widening quality gap that makes movie humor look like a genetic defective.
- James Wolcott

2. genetic

adjective. ['dʒəˈnɛtɪk'] of or relating to the science of genetics.


  • inborn

3. genetic

adjective. ['dʒəˈnɛtɪk'] of or relating to or produced by or being a gene.


  • genic


  • acquired
  • nonhereditary