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English adjective: instinct

1. instinct (followed by `with')deeply filled or permeated

SamplesImbued with the spirit of the Reformation.
Words instinct with love.
It is replete with misery.




English noun: instinct

1. instinct (cognition) inborn pattern of behavior often responsive to specific stimuli

SamplesThe spawning instinct in salmon.
Altruistic instincts in social animals.

Synonymsinherent aptitude

Broader (hypernym)aptitude

Narrower (hyponym)id

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