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English definition of “instinctive”

instinctive

adjective  /ɪnˈstɪŋk·tɪv/ us  
(of behavior or actions) not thought about, planned, or learned: My instinctive reaction was to walk away to avoid an argument.
instinctively
adverb  /ɪnˈstɪŋk·tɪv·li/ us  
She instinctively understood how I felt.
(Definition of instinctive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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