Synonyms of instinct


1. instinct, inherent aptitude, aptitude

usage: inborn pattern of behavior often responsive to specific stimuli; "the spawning instinct in salmon"; "altruistic instincts in social animals"


1. instinct(predicate), replete(predicate), full (vs. empty)

usage: (followed by `with')deeply filled or permeated; "imbued with the spirit of the Reformation"; "words instinct with love"; "it is replete with misery"

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Definition and meaning of instinct (Dictionary)