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instinctive

adjective  us   /ɪnˈstɪŋk·tɪv/
(of behavior or actions) not thought about, planned, or learned: My instinctive reaction was to walk away to avoid an argument.
instinctively
adverb  us   /ɪnˈstɪŋk·tɪv·li/
She instinctively understood how I felt.
Translations of “instinctive”
in Korean 본능적인…
in Arabic غَريزي…
in Portuguese instintivo…
in Catalan instintiu…
in Japanese 本能的な…
in Italian istintivo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 本能的,直覺的…
in Russian инстинктивный…
in Turkish içgüdüsel, içten gelen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 本能的,直觉的…
in Polish instynktowny…
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