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What is the opposite of instinctual?

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Adjective
Opposite of done or based on an innate facility rather than with forethought
Adjective
Opposite of based on an instinctive emotional response rather than considered thought
Adjective
(of a skill or quality) Opposite of of being part of the person and not trained, or learned
“He had an acquired taste for fine wine, but not for your particular brand of humor.”
Adjective
Opposite of using or based on what one feels to be true even without conscious reasoning
“Your class gave me the tools to understand the forces at work upon my conscience and to make a reasoned decision.”
Adjective
Opposite of naturally as part or consequence of something
“He castigates prize judges for giving the top awards to books for reasons extrinsic to literature.”
Adjective
Opposite of having from birth (or as if from birth) a certain quality or character
Adjective
Opposite of of, or relating to physical, needs or desires
“Since the human person is a psychosomatic being, fasting also means satisfying both bodily and spiritual needs.”
Adjective
Opposite of having from birth (or as if from birth) a certain quality or character
“Disclosing negative emotions without hurting one's partner is an unnatural skill and seldom learned very well in our society.”
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