herd instinct meaning

  "herd instinct" in a sentence
  The instinct that urges men or animals to act upon contagious impulses or to follow the herd

A mentality characterized by a lack of individuality, causing people to think and act like the general population.


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  1. morality is the herd instinct in the individual
  2. "There's definitely a herd instinct ."
  3. There is a certain herd instinct that plays out among pachyderms,
  4. But when the herd instinct is unleashed, watch out!
  5. They don't feel they need to maintain that herd instinct.

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