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spontaneity

noun spon·ta·ne·i·ty \ˌspän-tə-ˈnē-ə-tē, -ˈnā-\

: the quality or state of being spontaneous

Full Definition of SPONTANEITY

1
:  the quality or state of being spontaneous
2
:  voluntary or undetermined action or movement; also :  its source

Examples of SPONTANEITY

  1. the spontaneity of their behavior
  2. <the couple sacrificed some of the spontaneity in their lives when they had a baby>

First Known Use of SPONTANEITY

1651

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