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instinctive

adjective uk   us   /ɪnˈstɪŋk.tɪv/
Instinctive behaviour or reactions are not thought about, planned, or developed by training: an instinctive reaction
instinctively
adverb uk   us   /-li/
She knew instinctively that he was dangerous.
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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