Usage examples for instinct

  1. It is an instinct the meaning of which is mistaken. – Septimius Felton or, The Elixir of Life by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  2. The instinct of freedom was strong in the poor boy- quick and strong as in the beast of the field, or the bird of the air. – Jesse Cliffe by Mary Russell Mitford
  3. She knew with a woman's sure instinct that the interval of peace would be but brief, that with or without her will she must soon be drawn back again into the storm and stress of life. – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell