Meaning of INSTINCTIVE in English

adj. Function: adjective

1 prompted by natural instinct or propensity FF1C; was quite unable to control her instinctive fear of snakes FF1E;

Synonyms: instinctual, intuitive, visceral

Related Words: congenital, inborn, innate; ingrained, inherent, intrinsic; natural

Antonyms: reasoned


Synonyms: SPONTANEOUS , automatic, impulsive, involuntary, unmeditated, unpremeditated, unprompted, will-less

Related Words: natural, normal, regular, typical

Antonyms: intentional

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.