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robotic

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of robotic

  1. 1 designed to replace or decrease human labor and especially physical labor <the dishwasher is one of the greatest robotic devices ever invented> Synonyms automated, automatic, laborsaving, self-acting, self-operating, self-regulatingRelated Words mechanical, motorized, nonmanual; computerized; aiding, helping; easing, relieving; time-saving; semiautomaticAntonyms nonautomated, nonautomatic

  2. 2 done instantly and without conscious thought or decision <with a single robotic motion, she reached for a cigarette and a lighter the instant she sat down> Synonyms instinctive, instinctual, involuntary, knee-jerk, mechanic, mechanical, automatic, spontaneousRelated Words conditioned, natural, Pavlovian, reactive, reflex, simple, subliminal, unconscious, unforced, visceral; blind, inadvertent, unintended, unintentional, unwilling, unwitting; abrupt, quick, ready, sudden; ad-lib, extemporaneous, extempore, impromptu, improvised, offhand, offhanded, off-the-cuff, snap, spur-of-the-moment, unconsidered, unplanned, unpremeditated, unprepared, unprompted, unreasoned, unrehearsed, unstudied; casual, chance, chancy, haphazard, hasty, hit-or-miss, impetuous, impulsive, mindless, random, rashNear Antonyms calculated, conscious, cultivated, deliberate, designed, intended, intentional, predetermined, prepared, projected, refined, rehearsed, volitional, voluntary, willed, willful (or wilful); advised, aforethought, careful, considered, foresighted, forethoughtful, measured, meticulous, reasoned, studied, thoughtfulAntonyms nonmechanical




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