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Spanish translation of “instinct”

instinct

noun /ˈinstiŋkt/
a natural tendency to behave or react in a particular way, without thinking and without having been taught As winter approaches, swallows fly south from Britain by instinct He has an instinct for saying the right thing. instinctive /-tiv/ adjective arising from instinct or from a natural ability Blinking our eyes is an instinctive reaction when something suddenly comes close to them I couldn’t help putting my foot on the brake when I saw the other car coming towards me – it was instinctive. instinctively adverb
instintivamente
(Definition of instinct from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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