Definition of instinctive:
involuntary, unpremeditated, automatic, impulsive, visceral, willing, mechanical, raw, spontaneous, unbidden, accustomed, innate, habitual, lifelike, born, reflex, inherent, natural, self-generated, normal, unlearned, rude, planned, free, voluntary, reflex.
- "Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist", Alexander Berkman.
- "Heart and Soul", Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post).
But, notwithstanding the assurance she gave herself that this was the common- sense view to take of the matter, she had an instinctive feeling that, even had there been no one else to consider, Errington's manner would still have shown no greater cordiality.- "The Splendid Folly", Margaret Pedler.