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[ほん()·のう()]
honnou
noun, no adjective

English Meaning(s) for 本能

noun, no adjective
  1. instinct

Definition and Synonyms for 本能

Instinct inborn pattern of behavior often responsive to specific stimuli
Synonyms: インスティンクト, 本能

Meanings for each kanji in 本能

book; present; main; origin; true; real; counter for long cylindrical things Kanji Details »
ability; talent; skill; capacity Kanji Details »

Categories 本能 is a member of

Aptitude inherent ability
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Sample Sentences for 本能

When you rely on the team too much, it may reduce your individual competitive instincts.
Instinct is often a poor guide.
The instinct of self-defense is inherent in any animal.
He is possessed of a strong fighting instinct.
Animals act on instinct.

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