Synonyms and Antonyms of involuntary
not made or done willingly or by choice
- My long stays on the sidelines during our football games were strictly involuntary.
done instantly and without conscious thought or decision
- Breathing is involuntary.
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, rash
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, thoughtful
forcing one's compliance or participation by or as if by law
- the abolition of involuntary servitude by civilized society