Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun instinct

1 sense of instinct

Sense 1
instinct, inherent aptitude -- (inborn pattern of behavior often responsive to specific stimuli; "the spawning instinct in salmon"; "altruistic instincts in social animals")
       => aptitude -- (inherent ability)

Antonyms of adj instinct

1 sense of instinct

Sense 1
instinct (predicate), replete (predicate) -- ((followed by `with')deeply filled or permeated; "imbued with the spirit of the Reformation"; "words instinct with love"; "it is replete with misery")

INDIRECT (VIA full) -> empty -- (holding or containing nothing; "an empty glass"; "an empty room"; "full of empty seats"; "empty hours")

Similarity of adj instinct

1 sense of instinct

Sense 1
instinct (predicate), replete (predicate) -- ((followed by `with')deeply filled or permeated; "imbued with the spirit of the Reformation"; "words instinct with love"; "it is replete with misery")
       => full (vs. empty) -- (containing as much or as many as is possible or normal; "a full glass"; "a sky full of stars"; "a full life"; "the auditorium was full to overflowing")

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