Definition of instinctually in US English:



  • See instinctual

    • ‘On the way down, my right hand was instinctually thrust backwards to cushion the impending blow.’
    • ‘The body instinctually feels hunger regarding its natural needs.’
    • ‘I guess you would do what you would instinctually do, which is grab the guy.’
    • ‘There's an instinctually existential take on life, which is mine.’
    • ‘He is a man with a conflicted past, someone who doesn't instinctually take to children.’