Definition of spontaneity
1 : the quality or state of being spontaneous
2 : voluntary or undetermined action or movement; also : its source
Examples of spontaneity in a Sentence
the spontaneity of their behavior
the couple sacrificed some of the spontaneity in their lives when they had a baby
Recent Examples of spontaneity from the Web
I’ve missed more of the spontaneity and the openness.
Together with co-director and editor Steen Johannessen, Fayyad brings a rigorous sense of craft and shock-and-awe scale to the film's impressions of destruction, without impeding its anxious, on-the-hoof spontaneity.
The famous call was classic Henderson, a by-product of diligent preparation and emotional spontaneity.
A weekend road trip is the perfect adventure, combining low commitment with spontaneity.
Original Practice Shakespeare aims to capture the spontaneity that comes from actors not really knowing what's going to happen next, and achieves it by the performers' not playing the same parts more than two or three times in a season.
The work of Kathy Liao, who has taught at Seattle’s Gage Academy, has quick-sketch spontaneity and wild color play.
Brooklyn Mack (Oberon), Maki Onuki (Titania) and Andile Ndlovu (Puck) danced with complete spontaneity, as if the steps possessed them.
There’s such a beautiful spontaneity to the record.
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First Known Use of spontaneity
SPONTANEITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of spontaneity for English Language Learners
: the quality or state of being spontaneous
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