Example sentences for: instinctive

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

  • In European countries, the instinctive reply is "the government."

  • It should also put us on our guard about a man who, if he is a liberal at all, is a liberal of an odd sort: One with no instinctive regard for civil liberties or the Bill of Rights.

  • In an influential 1995 paper, the social psychologists Roy Baumeister and Mark Leary reviewed all such studies and concluded that we have an instinctive "need to belong."

  • The instinctive response of most educated people to the disappearance of any taboo is to applaud it, but this is wrong.

  • I've always felt that a chief cause of racial strife is that on a primal, instinctive level, we distrust something new or different from what we know.


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