Definition of congenitally adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//kənˈdʒenɪtəli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//kənˈdʒenɪtəli//
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  1. 1in a way that has existed since or before birth The research involved people who are either congenitally blind or who lost their sight before age 4. a congenitally abnormal heart
  2. 2in a way that exists as part of a person's character and that is unlikely to change He is congenitally incapable of telling the truth.