- perceiving directly by intuition without rational thought, as a person or the mind.
- perceived by, resulting from, or involving intuition: intuitive knowledge.
- having or possessing intuition: an intuitive person.
- capable of being perceived or known by intuition.
- easy to understand or operate without explicit instruction: an intuitive design; an intuitive interface.
Origin of intuitive
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Examples from the Web for intuitiveness
A volunteer I spoke to at length, Julia Cohen, explained to me that the miraculous power of Amma is her intuitiveness.Patted Down by India’s Hugging Saint
July 20, 2014
Yet, with all her intuitiveness, she found him difficult and enigmatic.The Eye of Dread
He could realise whither he was going, as Emerson in his intuitiveness never did.Edward Caldwell Moore
Still more valuable perhaps is the intuitiveness of rare great minds, their traditionalism and their inherited qualities.
Guynemer differed from them mentally, too, possessing neither their instinct nor their intuitiveness.Georges Guynemer
- resulting from intuitionan intuitive awareness
- of, characterized by, or involving intuition
Word Origin and History for intuitiveness
1640s, from Middle French intuitif or directly from Medieval Latin intuitivus, from intuit-, past participle stem of intueri "look at, consider" (see intuition). Related: Intuitively; intuitiveness.