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intuitive

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Definition based on feeling or instinct rather than conscious reasoning

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easy to understand without training or study
  • The were perfect partners—one highly intuitive and the other highly analytical.
intuitive = known instinctively rather than through reasoning
  • Intuitively, I knew not to trust her.
  • intuitively = known instinctively rather than through reasoning
  • Experience has taught me that I can trust my intuition about friendships.
  • intuition = the ability to known instinctively rather than through reasoning; or the thing that is known in such a way
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • During [these] periods of relaxation after concentrated intellectual activity, the intuitive mind seems to take over and can produce the sudden clarifying insights which give so much joy and delight.
    Fritjof Capra
  • She was far more intuitive than I. Her gift for understanding people much greater.
    Alice Walker  --  The Color Purple
  • intuitive = characterized by basing decisions on feeling or instinct rather than conscious reasoning
  • She knew she hadn't really known him long enough to make that kind of judgment, but she couldn't deny her intuition.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • intuition = something believed based on feeling or instinct rather than conscious reasoning
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • When we are honest with children, we also validate their intuition.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • intuition = ability to known instinctively rather than through reasoning
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • He learned to decipher the meaning of certain silences, which is like solving a tough case without any clues, with only intuition.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • intuition = the ability to known instinctively rather than through reasoning
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • And I did tell you to follow your intuition, didn't I?
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Betrayed
  • intuition = feelings or instincts rather than conscious reasoning
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • Oh, he'd managed to get good marks all right ..., but he didn't have one speck of intuition.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • intuition = the ability to known instinctively rather than through reasoning
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • I am married to a woman blessed with far more intuitive kindness than I.
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie
  • intuitive = natural (known without the need to teach)
  • He was bright, intuitive.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • intuitive = knew things instinctively rather than through reasoning
  • The boy was beginning to understand that intuition is really a sudden immersion of the soul into the universal current of life,
    Paulo Coelho  --  The Alchemist
  • intuition = the ability to known instinctively rather than through reasoning
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • Intuitively, I knew how easily distances could harden and become permanent.
    Junot Diaz  --  Drown
  • intuitively = instinctively (known without having been taught or having needed to determine with logical reasoning)
  • But never ignore your intuition, either.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Guardian
  • intuition = things known instinctively rather than through reasoning
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • I still think there is something known as "intuition" and "human judgment."
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • intuition = the ability to known instinctively rather than through reasoning
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • But what is often called an intuition is really impression based on logical deduction or experience.
    Agatha Christie  --  The ABC Murders
  • intuition = knowing something instinctively rather than through reasoning
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • The intuitive voice inside me that had become familiar was screaming.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Marked
  • intuitive = known instinctively rather than through reasoning
  • Hoping for an intuition to guide me.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • intuition = instinctive knowledge (not known through conscious reasoning)
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • All my wife has ever taken from the Mediterranean—from that whole vast intuitive culture—are...
    Peter Shaffer  --  Equus
intuitive = having instinctive knowledge rather than knowledge through learning and reasoning

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