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involuntary

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of involuntary

  1. 1 not made or done willingly or by choice my long stays on the sidelines during our football games were strictly involuntary Synonyms of involuntary coerced, forced, unintended, unintentional, unwilling, will-less Words Related to involuntary accidental, unplanned, unpremeditated; automatic, impulsive, instinctive, spontaneous, unprompted; inadvertent, unconscious, unknowing, unwitting Near Antonyms of involuntary advised, conscious, considered, knowing, planned, premeditated, premeditative, prepense, purposeful; volitional; self-imposed, self-inflicted Antonyms of involuntary deliberate, freewill, intentional, uncoerced, unforced, voluntary, willful (or wilful), willing

  2. 2 done instantly and without conscious thought or decision breathing is involuntary Synonyms of involuntary instinctive, instinctual, automatic, knee-jerk, mechanic, mechanical, robotic, spontaneousWords Related to 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, rashNear Antonyms of involuntary 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 of involuntary nonmechanical

  3. 3 forcing one's compliance or participation by or as if by law the abolition of involuntary servitude by civilized society Synonyms of involuntary compulsory, forced, imperative, incumbent, mandatory, necessary, nonelective, obligatory, peremptory, requiredWords Related to involuntary all-important, essential, indispensable, needed, requisite; insistent, persistent, pressing, urgent; demanded, enforced; coerciveNear Antonyms of involuntary chosen, discretionary; dispensable, unnecessary, unneeded, unwanted; inconsequential, insignificant, nonessential, unimportantAntonyms of involuntary elective, optional, voluntary



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