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Meaning of INTUITIVE

Pronunciation:  in'tooitiv

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  obtained through intuition rather than from reasoning or observation
  2. [adj]  spontaneously derived from or prompted by a natural tendency; "an intuitive revulsion"

INTUITIVE is a 9 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: illogical, nonrational, self-generated, spontaneous, unlogical, visceral



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In*tu"i*tive\, a. [Cf. F. intuitif.]
1. Seeing clearly; as, an intuitive view; intuitive vision.

2. Knowing, or perceiving, by intuition; capable of knowing
   without deduction or reasoning.

         Whence the soul Reason receives, and reason is her
         being, Discursive, or intuitive.      --Milton.

3. Received. reached, obtained, or perceived, by intuition;
   as, intuitive judgment or knowledge; -- opposed to
   {deductive}. --Locke.

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