intuitive

[ in-too-i-tiv, -tyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF intuitive
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She had an intuitive feeling that unless she moved he would not perceive her.

Instantly she bent far over toward him with intuitive scrutiny.

But I never said a word about an intuitive sense of right and wrong.

This may be called the intuitive or subconscious judgment of woman.

But his intuitive sagacity was often remarkable, and his humour, sweet and pathetic.

With one intuitive bound he springs into your confidence and enters into your plans.

Women, with their intuitive wisdom, are more subtle in this subject.

In his uneducated and intuitive mind there was no longer any room for a doubt.

He had an intuitive idea that she had been given him by general consent.

They were both good physiognomists and intuitive judges of character.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, from Middle French intuitif or directly from Medieval Latin intuitivus, from intuit-, past participle stem of intueri "look at, consider" (see intuition). Related: Intuitively; intuitiveness.

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