instinct instinct  /ˈɪn stɪŋkt/


  1. (n) inborn pattern of behavior often responsive to specific stimuli
  2. (adj) (followed by `with')deeply filled or permeated



  1. We seem to be born with an instinct that the end is out there somewhere.
  2. We seem to be born with an instinct that the end is out there somewhere.
  3. With her certain instinct for fashion and lively writing flair, she won Vogue's Prix de Paris in competition with 1,280 other girls.


  1. Killer Instinct E3 trailer reveals new free-to-play model (Xbox One only)

    If you were thinking that a decade of waiting time between the last Killer Instinct video game and now was a long time to wait for fans of the fighting title, you’ll be happy to see what’s been brewing. What the team at Double Helix have created is a next-generation title using the solid must-haves Read The Full Story
    on June 21, 2013     Source: SlashGear

  2. Killer Instinct Can (And Probably Should) Be Purchased As A Complete Package

    Last week during E3, Killer Instinct was one of the many emotional roller coasters that took gamers for a ride. When it was announced during Microsoft's press conference, the contingent that had been clamoring for the series return erupted in applause. Then, things got a little weird. News started trickling out that Killer Instinct's return was marred by free-to-play tactics. Players will get ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Game Informer

  3. Blake Celebrates Two Decades as Gallerist

    A Minimalist’s Instinct Keeps Him Ahead of the Game   He’s become a familiar sight pacing in front of his gallery on Ocean Avenue, cell phone clamped to his ear, waving at friends whose numbers have grown exponentially over the years he has spent in the gallery business. Peter Blake is celebrating 20 years as [...] The post Blake Celebrates Two Decades as Gallerist appeared first on Laguna Beach ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Laguna Beach Independent

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  1. "My instinct is for us to focus on how do we make sure that moving forward we are doing the right thing," Obama told ABC's George Stephanopoulos. "That doesn't mean that if somebody has blatantly broken the law, that they are above the law....
    on Jan 14, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Newsweek

  2. "Look, I'm sure there are some of my friends saying, 'I thought this guy was a market guy - what happened to him?'" Bush said. "Well, my first instinct wasn't to, you know, lay out a huge government plan. My first instinct was to let the...
    on Sep 20, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Politico

  3. "It was instinct, it was flagrant. I can tell you that, we thought that at the time," Boston coach Doc Rivers said before the game. "But again, Rip's a good guy, great guy, and it's an emotional game, that kind of stuff happens."
    on May 22, 2004 By: Doc Rivers Source: Chicago Tribune

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