English to English
1. Urged or stimulated from within; naturally moved or impelled; imbued; animated; alive; quick; as, birds instinct with life.
2. (followed by `with')deeply filled or permeated
imbued with the spirit of the Reformation|words instinct with love|it is replete with misery
3. inborn pattern of behavior often responsive to specific stimuli
the spawning instinct in salmon|altruistic instincts in social animals
4. Natural inward impulse; unconscious, involuntary, or unreasoning prompting to any mode of action, whether bodily, or mental, without a distinct apprehension of the end or object to be accomplished.
5. To impress, as an animating power, or instinct.