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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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 
  {deductive}.  --Locke. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  intuitive 
  adj  1:  derived  from  or  prompted  by  a  natural  tendency;  "an 
  intuitive  perception";  "visceral  revulsion";  "a 
  glandular  aversion  to  materialistic  values"  [syn:  {visceral}, 
  {glandular}] 
  2:  obtained  through  intuition  rather  than  from  reasoning  or 
  observation  [syn:  {nonrational}] 




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