adverb see instinctive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Instinctively — In*stinc tive*ly, adv. In an instinctive manner; by force of instinct; by natural impulse. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • instinctively — adv. Instinctively is used with these adjectives: ↑wary Instinctively is used with these verbs: ↑back, ↑dislike, ↑draw, ↑jerk, ↑know, ↑reach, ↑react, ↑recoil, ↑respond, ↑shri …   Collocations dictionary

  • instinctively — adverb Innately, by instinct, without being taught. Fish instinctively know how to swim; most humans dont. Syn: instinctually …   Wiktionary

  • instinctively — instinctive ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to or prompted by instinct; apparently natural or automatic. DERIVATIVES instinctively adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • instinctively — adverb as a matter of instinct (Freq. 1) he instinctively grabbed the knife • Derived from adjective: ↑instinctive …   Useful english dictionary

  • instinctively — See instinctive. * * * …   Universalium

  • instinctively — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. inherently, intuitively, by instinct; see naturally 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • instinctively — adv. naturally, spontaneously, intuitively, automatically …   English contemporary dictionary

  • instinctively — in·stinc·tive·ly …   English syllables

  • instinctively — See: instinctive …   English dictionary

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