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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 ?
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.
Like a certain class of modern philosophers, Dinah perfectly scorned logic and reason in every shape, and always took refuge in intuitive certainty; and here she was perfectly impregnable.
John had said another word; but I cannot expect the reader to have the same intuitive perception, so I must repeat his explanation.
And so Meriem entered the jungle with Korak, trusting, in her childish innocence, the stranger who had befriended her, and perhaps influenced in her belief in him by that strange intuitive power possessed by woman.
The young man, with the intuitive perception of a lover, quickly understood the circumstances in which she was involuntarily placed, and he was comforted.
Spies cannot be usefully employed without a certain intuitive sagacity.
In this I showed, perhaps, more intuitive wisdom than high self-denial.
A casual or inadvertent word; the accidental dropping or turning of a card, with the accompanying anxiety or carelessness in regard to its concealment; the counting of the tricks, with the order of their arrangement; embarrassment, hesitation, eagerness or trepidation - all afford, to his apparently intuitive perception, indications of the true state of affairs.
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.
Yet in the indulgence of a propensity so truly classical, it is not to be supposed that the restaurateur would lose sight of that intuitive discrimination which was wont to characterize, at one and the same time, his essais and his omelettes.
Wade rented a room for Bill in the same home in which Rose boarded, and for the rest of the winter she and Martin went on as before--working as hard as ever and making money even faster, while peace settled over their household, a peace so profound that, in her more intuitive moments, Bill's mother felt in it an ominous quality.