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in·tu·i·tive

 (ĭn-to͞o′ĭ-tĭv, -tyo͞o′-)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or arising from intuition: "The greatest scientific thinkers are those who rely on sudden intuitive flashes to solve problems" (Andrew Weil). See Synonyms at instinctive.
2. Possessing or demonstrating intuition: an intuitive thinker.
3. Easily understood and simple to use: a web browser with an intuitive interface.

in·tu′i·tive·ly adv.
in·tu′i·tive·ness n.

intuitive

(ɪnˈtjuːɪtɪv)
adj
1. resulting from intuition: an intuitive awareness.
2. of, characterized by, or involving intuition
inˈtuitively adv
inˈtuitiveness n

in•tu•i•tive

(ɪnˈtu ɪ tɪv, -ˈtyu-)

adj.
1. perceiving by intuition.
2. perceived by, resulting from, or involving intuition: intuitive knowledge.
3. having or possessing intuition.
4. capable of being perceived or known by intuition.
in•tu′i•tive•ly, adv.
in•tu′i•tive•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.intuitive - spontaneously derived from or prompted by a natural tendency; "an intuitive revulsion"
self-generated, spontaneous - happening or arising without apparent external cause; "spontaneous laughter"; "spontaneous combustion"; "a spontaneous abortion"
2.intuitive - obtained through intuition rather than from reasoning or observation
illogical, unlogical - lacking in correct logical relation

intuitive

adjective instinctive, spontaneous, innate, involuntary, instinctual, untaught, unreflecting A positive pregnancy test soon confirmed her intuitive feelings.

intuitive

adjective
Derived from or prompted by a natural tendency or impulse:
Translations
حَدْسي، بَديهي
intuitivní
intuitiv
intuitiivinenvaistonvarainen
belsõ szemléletiintuitív
innsæis-
intuitívny
içe doğansezgisel

intuitive

[ɪnˈtjuːɪtɪv] ADJ [knowledge] → intuitivo; [powers] → de intuición
she had an intuitive grasp of what was neededintuía qué era lo que hacía falta

intuitive

[ɪnˈtjuːɪtɪv] adj [understanding, feeling] → intuitif/ive
She had an intuitive understanding of the intricacies of business → Elle avait une compréhension intuitive des aspects tortueux du monde des affaires.
A positive pregnancy test soon confirmed her intuitive feelings
BUT Un test de grossesse positif vint bientôt confirmer l'intuition qu'elle avait eue.

intuitive

adjintuitiv; guess, feeling, assessmentinstinktiv; intuitive powersIntuition f

intuitive

[ɪnˈtjuːɪtɪv] adjintuitivo/a

intuition

(intjuˈiʃən) noun
1. the power of understanding or ralizing something without thinking it out. She knew by intuition that he was telling her the truth.
2. something understood or realized by this power. Her intuitions are always right.
intuitive (inˈtjuːətiv) adjective
References in classic literature ?
In this I showed, perhaps, more intuitive wisdom than high self-denial.
Spies cannot be usefully employed without a certain intuitive sagacity.
I couldn't be sure, looking down from above as I was; but yet I trembled like a leaf in the intuitive belief that it was Lys, and my judgment served to confirm my wild desire, for whoever it was carried only a pistol, and thus had Lys been armed.
He had chosen overseers with that swift and intuitive insight into character which in his case amounted almost to genius.
He knew the prod of impulse to join in this rush away from some unthinkably catastrophic event that impended and that stirred his intuitive apprehensions of death.
It's only those peoples that have an intuitive sense of what's of importance and significance in their institutions, and know how to value them, that have a future before them--it's only those peoples that one can truly call historical.
I believe it to be an intuitive discernment, a quick but never-failing power of judgment, a penetration into the causes of things, unequalled for clearness and precision; add to this a facility of expression and a voice whose varied intonations are soul-subduing music.
Being once carried to see a steam-engine, in the expectation that his intuitive comprehension of mechanical principles would be gratified, he turned pale and grew sick, as if something monstrous and unnatural had been presented to him.
Go, generous young man," Cora continued, lowering her eyes under the gaze of the Mohican, and perhaps, with an intuitive consciousness of her power; "go to my father, as I have said, and be the most confidential of my messengers.
The subtile, intuitive communication, or, rather, the vague and formless impression of something to be told, had made her yield unresistingly to his impulse.
Several times I essayed the right-hand entrance only to turn back as though warned by some strange intuitive sense that this was not the way.
We should say that the author's special ethical gift lay in a delicately intuitive sympathy, not, perhaps, with all phases of character, but certainly with the very varied class of persons represented in these volumes.