spontaneity

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

Definition of spontaneity

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being spontaneous

  2. 2 :  voluntary or undetermined action or movement; also :  its source

Examples of spontaneity in a sentence

  1. the spontaneity of their behavior

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

1651

First Known Use of spontaneity

1651


SPONTANEITY Defined for English Language Learners

spontaneity

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

Definition of spontaneity for English Language Learners

  • : the quality or state of being spontaneous



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