AskDefine | Define intuitive

Dictionary Definition

intuitive adj
1 spontaneously derived from or prompted by a natural tendency; "an intuitive revulsion"
2 obtained through intuition rather than from reasoning or observation [syn: nonrational, visceral]

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  1. automatic, without requiring conscious thought; easily understood or grasped by intuition
    The intuitive response turned out to be correct.
    Designing software with an intuitive interface can be difficult.
  2. having a marked degree of intuition


automatic, without requiring conscious thought



intuitive p

Extensive Definition

Intuition has many related meanings, usually connected to the meaning "ability to sense or know immediately without reasoning", including:

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