instinctive[ in-stingk-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION OF instinctive
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INSTINCTIVE
Plainly, too, he was a man of action and a man who engaged all her instinctive liking.
He turned a little way from her, as if in instinctive repugnance.
But with the dog and the rose this instinctive principle is reversed.
Then, impelled by an instinctive sense of justice, she resumed.
They might be town-reared dogs, but the instinctive fear of the Wild was theirs just the same.
Her instinctive fear of the father of her progeny was toning down.
Literature and art, at their noblest, function in that instinctive way.
It had carried an alien note that overcame him with instinctive fear and horror.
Every animal species has an instinctive repugnance to pair with another.
She hesitated in the doorway, oppressed by an instinctive dread.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INSTINCTIVE
- in the grain
- part and parcel
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- being oneself