Make Your Editor Cry: Deep-seeded vs. Deep-seated
The phrase “deep-seated,” means situated far below the surface or firmly established.
The incorrect spelling “deep-seeded” could seem right since one might think that when a seed is planted deeply in the ground it would be firmly established. Of course, seeds that are planted too deeply rot and die.
The correct expression is “deep-seated.”
These achievements were thick with deep-seated implications for partisan relations.
Gregg Bridgeman is the Editor-in-Chief at Olivia Kimbrell Press. He is husband to best-selling Christian author Hallee Bridgeman and parent to three. He continues to proudly serve in the US Armed Forces and has done so in either an active or reserve capacity for more than twenty years as an airborne and air assault qualified paratrooper, earning a Bronze Star for his service. Most importantly, he was ordained in October of 2001 after surrendering his life to Christ decades earlier.