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Relating to or prompted by instinct; apparently unconscious or automatic,
  1. Relating to or prompted by instinct; apparently unconscious or automatic
    • - an instinctive distaste for conflict
  2. (of a person) Doing or being a specified thing apparently naturally or automatically
    • - an instinctive writer

  1. natural: unthinking; prompted by (or as if by) instinct; "a cat's natural aversion to water"; "offering to help was as instinctive as breathing"
  2. (instinctively) as a matter of instinct; "he instinctively grabbed the knife"
  3. (instinct) inborn pattern of behavior often responsive to specific stimuli; "the spawning instinct in salmon"; "altruistic instincts in social animals"
  4. instinct(p): (followed by `with')deeply filled or permeated; "imbued with the spirit of the Reformation"; "words instinct with love"; "it is replete with misery"
  5. Instinct is the inherent inclination of a living organism toward a particular behavior. The fixed action patterns are unlearned and inherited. The stimuli can be variable due to imprinting in a sensitive period or also genetically fixed. ...
  6. (Instinct (cell phone)) The Samsung Instinct (M800) was an Internet-enabled phone designed and marketed by Samsung Mobile. It uses a Haptic touchscreen interface, and three touchscreen buttons (pictured at right, from left to right - [back], [home], [phone]). ...
  7. (Instinct (Dead Zone)) The following is a list of episodes from the USA Network original series The Dead Zone. The series debuted on June 16, 2002.
  8. (Instinct (Dollhouse)) "Instinct" is the 2nd episode of the second season of the American science fiction television series Dollhouse and the show's 15th episode overall. ...
  9. (Instinct (Ektomorf album)) Instinct is the sixth full length album by thrash metal band, Ektomorf.
  10. (Instinct (electronic sports team)) Instinct The 2008 Season ended in heartbreak for Instinct after losing in the National Championship Finals to Str8 Rippin. ...
  11. related to or prompted by instinct; driven by impulse, spontaneous and without thinking
  12. (instinct) A natural or inherent impulse or behaviour; An intuitive reaction not based on rational conscious thought
  13. (instinctively) without thinking; in a way that is natural
  14. (instinct) a natural behavior or sense that doesn't have to be learned
  15. (Instinct) A behavioral adaptation an animal is born with. (migration)
  16. (Instinct) A pattern of behavior that requires no thinking because it is programmed into an animal’s brain
  17. (Instinct) A subscriber service for displaying tentative bid and ask quotations.
  18. (Instinct) A way of acting or behaving that an animalAny living thing that is not a plant. Most animals can move about freely. All use plants or other animals as food. All have sensory organs. is born with and does not have to learn. ...
  19. (Instinct) An animal's inherited knowledge; knowledge that did not have to be learned.
  20. (Instinct) An impulsion towards certain activities. Those psychic processes over which the ego has no control.
  21. (Instinct) Behavior performed without previous experience and without interaction with other members of the species.
  22. (Instinct) a propensity that urges an animal to perform actions that are for the most part useful or beneficial; a natural or inherent aptitude that is largely hereditary and usually unalterable.
  23. (Instinct) genetically determined complex behavior that all members of a species engage in at some point: spiders weave complex webs, birds engage in building nests of the same type.
  24. (Instinct) the determination of conduct by inherited tendency. An instinct is an inherited tendency to general forms of response to given situations; the specific response is almost always a combination of inherited tendency with acquired modifications.
  25. (Instinct) to reduce drives and behaviors to instincts is like reducing a car to one of its wheels. The fact that instincts correlate with mental life does not prove that one causes or is comprised by the other. ...