Associations to the word «Involuntary»


INVOLUNTARY, adjective. Without intention; unintentional.
INVOLUNTARY, adjective. Not voluntary or willing; contrary or opposed to explicit will or desire; unwilling.
INVOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER, noun. Unlawful killing of a human being without malice aforethought, either express or implied, with the absence of intention.
INVOLUNTARY MUSCLE, noun. (muscle) Muscle that is not controlled by individual volition; cardiac muscle and smooth muscle.

Dictionary definition

INVOLUNTARY, adjective. Not subject to the control of the will; "involuntary manslaughter"; "involuntary servitude"; "an involuntary shudder"; "It (becoming a hero) was involuntary. They sank my boat"- John F.Kennedy.
INVOLUNTARY, adjective. Controlled by the autonomic nervous system; without conscious control; "involuntary muscles"; "gave an involuntary start".

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