Definition of intuitively in US English:

intuitively

adverb

  • Without conscious reasoning; instinctively.

    ‘he knows intuitively how to calm me’
    ‘they intuitively understood each other’
    • ‘We now have strong scientific evidence supporting what we've intuitively known all along—that playing a musical instrument is good for your health.’
    • ‘Entering the cavernous dark of the Brooklyn Bridge Anchorage, visitors intuitively might have reached for a flashlight.’
    • ‘Once more the imagery developed, always organically, naturally, intuitively.’
    • ‘I had to proceed intuitively, which is not always the best way.’
    • ‘I work more intuitively at first, then I process later.’
    • ‘The mind is intuitively informed by what he calls "the eloquent bird."’
    • ‘He intuitively exploited the paper's absorptive qualities to create several ethereal white-on-white works.’
    • ‘It is not the first place a user would intuitively go to do a search.’
    • ‘During this period, certain things became intuitively clear to me.’
    • ‘All the calculations needed are done intuitively in a fraction of seconds.’

Pronunciation

intuitively

/inˈt(y)o͞oədivlē//ɪnˈt(j)uədɪvli/