- [U][C]本能; 天性; 直觉 natural ability or tendency to act in a certain way
inborn pattern of behavior often responsive to specific stimuli;
"the spawning instinct in salmon"
"altruistic instincts in social animals"
(followed by `with')deeply filled or permeated;
"imbued with the spirit of the Reformation"
"words instinct with love"
"it is replete with misery"
- Don't trust anything except your instinct.
- She had, too, a true instinct as to the man.
- It is his instinct to reckon on women as constant by their nature.
- You should not go by instinct in deciding a question.
- Birds learn to fly by instinct.
- Instinct is not always a good guide.
- Ladies have an instinct for carefulness.
- Her dramatic instinct was roused by the choice of subjects.
- His instinct was aggressive in all respects, especially in the fielding.
- She likes to hear words instinct with love.
- Instinct led the pigeons back to the roost.
- The sight of the hopeless little boy aroused her maternal instincts.
- Lions have an instinct to hunt.
- Trust your instinct.
- Don't ask me; follow your instincts and do what you think is right.
- animal instinct 动物的本能
The instinct to suck as possessed by the young of all mammals.出自：Oxford English Dictionary
By instinct she ran first towards the wharf gate.出自： A. P. Herbert
His first wild instinct was to accelerate.出自： D. Nobbs
Through all the palace..Instinct with light, a living splendour ran.出自： B. Cornwall
He looks at these people, instinct with the times.出自： M. Bradbury