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Instinct (IPA: /ˈɪnstɪŋkt/)


Instinct (a.)

Urged or stimulated from within; naturally moved or impelled; imbued; animated; alive; quick; as, birds instinct with life.

Instinct (a.)

Natural inward impulse; unconscious, involuntary, or unreasoning prompting to any mode of action, whether bodily, or mental, without a distinct apprehension of the end or object to be accomplished.

Instinct (a.)

Specif., the natural, unreasoning, impulse by which an animal is guided to the performance of any action, without of improvement in the method.

Instinct (a.)

A natural aptitude or knack; a predilection; as, an instinct for order; to be modest by instinct.

Instinct (v. t.)

To impress, as an animating power, or instinct.

Instinct

Inherent inclination of a living organism

Instinct

American monthly LGBT magazine

Instinct

1999 American film by Jon Turteltaub

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Album by Iggy Pop

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Instinct Synonyms

Replete, Full

Instinct Synonyms

Inherent Aptitude

Instinct Rhymes


Instinct



Spanish Translation

Instinct in Spanish is Instinto

Tagalog Translation

Instinct in Tagalog is Instinto

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .conditioning usually reinforces instinct rather than overrides it." - Matt Ridley

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A few strong instincts and a few plain rules." - Instinct

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A fierce unrest seethes at the core Of all existing things: It was the eager wish to soar That gave the gods their wings. * * * * * There throbs through all the worlds that are This heart-beat hot and strong, And shaken systems, star by star, Awake and glow in song." - Instinct

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Bright gem instinct with music, vocal spark." - Music

Example Sentence (Quote)

" But honest instinct comes a volunteer; Sure never to o'er-shoot, but just to hit, While still too wide or short in human wit." - Instinct


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