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What does "Spontaneous" mean?


(a.) Proceding from natural feeling, temperament, or disposition, or from a native internal proneness, readiness, or tendency, without constraint; as, a spontaneous gift or proportion (a.) Proceeding from, or acting by, internal impulse, energy, or natural law, without external force; as, spontaneous motion; spontaneous growth (a.) Produced without being planted, or without human labor; as, a spontaneous growth of wood

Synonyms natural, wild, impulsive, instinctive, ad-lib, unwritten, unprompted, unscripted, self-generated, unplanted

Example: "Spontaneous laughter"

Word Family spontaneously