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Definition 1: happening or arising without apparent external cause - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where spontaneous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • spontaneous laughter
  • spontaneous combustion
  • a spontaneous abortion

Synonyms for spontaneous in the sense of this definition

(spontaneous is similar to ...) proceeding from natural feeling or impulse without external stimulus

"an impulsive gesture of affection"

(spontaneous is similar to ...) spontaneously derived from or prompted by a natural tendency

"an intuitive revulsion"

(spontaneous is similar to ...) unthinking; prompted by (or as if by) instinct

"a cat's natural aversion to water" "offering to help was as instinctive as breathing"

Definition 2: said or done without having been planned or written in advance - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where spontaneous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he made a few ad-lib remarks

Synonyms for spontaneous in the sense of this definition

(spontaneous is similar to ...) not furnished with or using a script

"unrehearsed and unscript spot interviews" "unscripted talk shows"

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