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Definition know or grasp by intuition or feeling
  • intuits the truth with very little data
  • Men need rule books. Women want men to intuit what they want.
    Dennis Prager
  • The greatest stories are those that resonate our beginnings and intuit our endings, our mysterious origins and our numinous destinies, and dissolve them both into one.
    Ben Okri
  • Ivanito intuited her movements, dipping her with such reluctant fluidity that the music ached and blossomed around them.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • And what he discovers begins to confirm what he has already intuited from his thoughts the evening before.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • But as if intuiting that Alan was locked in, that he knew something they did not, they kept their distance.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • But other than that, he could intuit nothing.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • Doris had intuited every bit of it this morning when Lexie stopped by, but that wasn't surprising.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  True Believer
  • Sara Noriega said in a categorical manner: "We women intuit these things."
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • Sometimes I would study her, trying to intuit her thoughts, but she would offer only a slight smile, perfectly content to keep me in the dark.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • Bob Golomb is a great car salesman because he is very good, in the moment, at intuiting the intentions and needs and emotions of his customers.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • When they made their camp for the evening, the boy spoke little, and the gunslinger wondered if the boy knew what he had already intuited.
    Stephen King  --  The Gunslinger
  • But that's a quality of great-leaders—they intuit the needs of their people long before those needs are formulated.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • And then her expression turned grim, as if, in the brief silence between us, she had intuited the terrible thing I'd come to tell her.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
  • Strive as he might, he could not identify the significance that he intuited.
    Dean Koontz  --  Sole Survivor
  • "I don't know if it's seeing or just intuiting, or just my imagination, which is even more far-famed than my guts.
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers
  • She knows something, or at least intuits it.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Glass
  • We see, and Sethe intuits, that what's coming in the front gate is the Apocalypse.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • I should say no. Need to say no. "W-wait," I try, but no little bit of me wants to stop and Ty intuits all of that.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Identical
  • Vasil probably did not know that he had intuited one of the fundamental principles of military training; in particular, Marine training.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers

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