PARA-454-Instinct: Ištar

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Uploaded: 4 June 2020, 14:09:25 EDT
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20 May 2020, 16:00:02 EDT

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Level 6 - abstract
Word: Instinct

Origin:

Early 15c., "a prompting" (a sense now obsolete), from Old French instinct (14c.) or directly from Latin instinctus "instigation, impulse, inspiration," noun use of past participle of instinguere "to incite, impel," from in- "into, in, on, upon" (from PIE root *en "in") + stinguere "prick, goad," from PIE *steig- "to prick, stick, pierce" (see stick (v.)).

Meaning "animal faculty of intuitive perception" is from mid-15c., from notion of "natural prompting." General sense of "natural tendency" is first recorded 1560s.

 
Definition:
An innate, typically fixed pattern of behavior in animals in response to certain stimuli.
 

Magic Status: 1 - Neophyte 
Tier 1 - Lights change color based on how threatened they feel (Calm - White | Uneasy - Cyan | Afraid - Red).
 
Wisdom Status: 0 - Unaware