Example sentences for: instinctively

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

  • For modern readers, those who do not think instinctively in the idiom of Genesis and the Psalms, it is worth reviewing the kind of argument for equality found in biblical sources.

  • The stock market's instinctively positive reaction to job cuts surely makes it easier for managers to justify their decisions to themselves.

  • Prudie instinctively thanks wait-people for each effort expended--unless she is telling a story, in which case she pretends not to have noticed.

  • He was, in his dashing manner, the worst--an extreme dogmatist, instinctively authoritarian, allergic to any democratic or libertarian impulses, quick to order executions, and quicker still to lead his own comrades to their deaths in doomed guerrilla wars.

  • Language, like water, tends to seek the path of least resistance—not, I think, because tongues are naturally indolent, but because their owners are instinctively efficient.


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