Usage examples for intuitive

  1. I had discovered nothing hitherto of the identity of the mysterious portrait; but the same intuitive conviction which had assured me of its extraordinary resemblance to my Uncle Stephen seemed also to assure me that he must be more closely connected with the prophecy, and must know more of it than any one else. – The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins Last Updated: January 3, 2009
  2. Therese had passed my first test at the professor's house by her intuitive knowledge that I wanted to see her for spiritual reasons, and not just to satisfy a passing curiosity. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  3. You see indeed no form or shape; and yet your whole souls perceive with intuitive clearness and certainty, the immediate, awe- inspiring presence of Jehovah. – The Portland Sketch Book by Various
  4. Their insight is largely what is called intuitive. – The Story of the Mind by James Mark Baldwin
  5. For the rest, in the last few days, since this new intuitive danger from the underworld had come to him, an automatic had always reposed in his pocket by day and under his pillow by night; and by way of defence, too, though they might appear to be curious weapons of defence if one did not stop to consider that the means of making a hurried exit through a locked door might easily make the difference between life and death, his pockets held a small, but very carefully selected collection of little steel picklocks. – The Further Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard
  6. In this I showed, perhaps, more intuitive wisdom than high self- denial. – The Mirror of the Sea by Joseph Conrad
  7. The brother was a handsome youth of good judgment, and given to sage remarks; the sister, witty, intuitive, and incisive in speech; the mother, dressed in rich Quaker costume, and though nearly seventy, still possessed of great personal beauty. – Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897 by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  8. I believe in those intuitive sympathies, don't you? – The Greater Inclination by Edith Wharton
  9. Her body was passable, lithe, sinewy, with a faint hint of rib and a wonderful bust; her brain was good, intuitive in its non- educated state, and subtle from inheritance; her ambition was superb, it knew no limits, it saw no obstacle. – Desert Love by Joan Conquest
  10. Intelligence thus defines the content of sensation as something that is out of itself, projects it into time and space, which are the forms in which it is intuitive. – Hegel’s Philosophy of Mind by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
  11. She glided over the sod with a swiftness and an intuitive caution worthy of an Indian. – True and Other Stories by George Parsons Lathrop
  12. Mardochi the Jew represents the spirit of intuitive reason and understanding. – The Story of Anna Kingsford and Edward Maitland and of the new Gospel of Interpretation by Edward Maitland
  13. The laws of intuitive belief, and the conditions under which it is legitimate, are a subject which, as we have already so often remarked, belongs not to logic, but to the science of the ultimate laws of the human mind. – A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2) by John Stuart Mill
  14. They had not led him to it through any intuitive change of course that he might find suspect. – Eight Keys to Eden by Mark Irvin Clifton
  15. To put it in another way: Love is merely the intuitive faculty recognizing in another being the power to give its own lord happiness. – Senator North by Gertrude Atherton
  16. That meaning smile on the woman's face filled her with an intuitive, instinctive, undefined fear, and at the same instant there rushed over her the realisation of the great happiness that same smile would have brought her had there been no Murad, had she fled from that rose- filled corner on that first evening- had she, in a word, waited! – Six Women by Victoria Cross
  17. Deep within humanity is intuitive religious belief. – Elementary Theosophy by L. W. Rogers
  18. He was a man of varied dexterities, and he had one faculty of high value, which had often saved him, had never betrayed him; it was intuitive and equal to a sixth sense: he always knew when it was time to go. – The Flirt by Booth Tarkington
  19. I seemed to know that this rather stern old man would regard my action as childish,- and indeed the scheme could not be regarded as reasonable; it was simply intuitive, and who can defend an intuition? – Windyridge by W. Riley
  20. Exactly how he had got there he could not have told; he had only a vague realisation that, following an intuitive sense of direction, he had lost not a second of time in making his way downtown. – The Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard