An inborn structure of behavior that is characteristic of a species and is frequently a response to certain environmental stimuli: the spawning instinct in salmon; altruistic instincts in personal pets.
a robust inspiration or impulse.
An innate ability or aptitude: an instinct for tact and diplomacy.
an all natural or built-in impulse or behavior.
An intuitive effect not considering rational mindful thought.
Natural inward impulse; involuntary, involuntary, or unreasoning prompting to your mode of activity, whether bodily, or psychological, without a definite apprehension regarding the end or object become achieved.
Specif., the normal, unreasoning, impulse through which an animal is guided toward performance of any action, without thought of enhancement in the strategy.
an all-natural aptitude or talent; a predilection
A special inborn propensity, in just about any arranged being, but more especially in the lower creatures, making effects which look like those of reason and understanding, but which transcend the overall intelligence or experience of the animal; the sagacity of brutes.
Natural intuitive energy; innate energy of perception or instinct.
inborn design of behavior often attentive to specific stimuli