intuitively

EnglishEdit

AdverbEdit

intuitively (comparative more intuitively, superlative most intuitively)

  1. Done with skill, but without special training or planning; instinctively.
    • 1988, Andrew Radford, Transformational Grammar, Cambridge: University Press, ISBN 0-521-34750-5, page 4:
      Thus, native speakers have an intuitive knowledge of the syntactic relations
      between the words in sentences in their language; in other words, they intu-
      itively
      know how words are combined together to form Phrases, and Phrases
      are combined together to form sentences. [...]
    Though he had never been to art school, he intuitively painted vivid landscapes.
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