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instinctiveadjective

 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.
(Definition of instinctive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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instinctiveadjective

uk   /ɪnˈstɪŋk.tɪv/  us   /ɪnˈstɪŋk.tɪv/
Instinctive ​behaviour or ​reactions are not ​thought about, ​planned, or ​developed by ​training: an instinctive ​reaction
instinctively
adverb uk   /ɪnˈstɪŋk.tɪv.li/  us   /ɪnˈstɪŋk.tɪv.li/
She ​knew instinctively that he was ​dangerous.
(Definition of instinctive from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “instinctive”
in Arabic غَريزي…
in Korean 본능적인…
in Portuguese instintivo…
in Catalan instintiu…
in Japanese 本能的な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 本能的,直觉的…
in Turkish içgüdüsel, içten gelen…
in Russian инстинктивный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 本能的,直覺的…
in Italian istintivo…
in Polish instynktowny…
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