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English definition of “instinctive”

instinctive

adjective     /ɪnˈstɪŋktɪv/
behaving or reacting naturally and without thinking: Her instinctive response was to fight back.Not expected or planned
instinctively adverb Kate knew instinctively that something was wrong.
(Definition of instinctive adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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