Example sentences for: instinct

How can you use “instinct” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Instinct

  • Check out the "Reading" thread, which focused last week on Steven Pinker's seminal The Language Instinct . To judge from the brouhaha over the early chapters, Pinker's theories are--well--far from popular.

  • ' " Another reporter chimed in, "For folks who are not presidential candidates, if somebody was spreading rumors like that about them, I think the first instinct would be to go to the suspected source and say, 'Are you doing this?

  • If we outnumber this alien being, our instinct tells us to kill it and ask questions later (or, at the very least, discriminate against it and keep it in a manageable place).

  • In this he is in the dark company of most members of the Russian Duma and provincial legislatures, a generation of former Soviet officials thrown into democratic forums for which they have no instinct and little respect.


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