2. [syn: intuitive, nonrational, visceral]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Intuitive \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
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
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: intuitive, nonrational, visceral]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
52 Moby Thesaurus words for "intuitive":
anticipant, anticipatory, augural, clairvoyant, direct, divinatory,
farseeing, farsighted, feeling, forehanded, foreknowing,
forerunning, foreseeing, foreshadowing, foreshowing, foresighted,
forethoughted, forethoughtful, foretokening, forewarning,
heavy with meaning, immediate, indicative, instinctual,
intuitional, longsighted, meaningful, monitory, precognitive,
precognizant, precursive, precursory, predictive, prefigurative,
preindicative, premonitory, prepared, presageful, presaging,
prescient, prognostic, prognosticative, provident, providential,
prudent, ready, sagacious, second-sighted, sensing, significant,