Associations to the word «Spontaneous»

Wiktionary

SPONTANEOUS, adjective. Self-generated; happening without any apparent external cause.
SPONTANEOUS, adjective. Done by one's own free choice, or without planning.
SPONTANEOUS, adjective. Proceeding from natural feeling or native tendency without external or conscious constraint
SPONTANEOUS, adjective. Arising from a momentary impulse
SPONTANEOUS, adjective. Controlled and directed internally; self-active; spontaneous movement characteristic of living things
SPONTANEOUS, adjective. Produced without being planted or without human labor; indigenous
SPONTANEOUS, adjective. Random.
SPONTANEOUS, adjective. Sudden, without warning.
SPONTANEOUS ABORTION, noun. (medicine) A miscarriage.
SPONTANEOUS ABORTIONS, noun. Plural of spontaneous abortion
SPONTANEOUS COMBUSTION, noun. Combustion without an external source of heat.
SPONTANEOUS COMBUSTIONS, noun. Plural of spontaneous combustion
SPONTANEOUS GENERATION, noun. (biology) the fancied production of living organisms without previously existing parents from inorganic matter, or from decomposing organic matter, a notion which at one time had many supporters; abiogenesis; anomalous generation
SPONTANEOUS GENERATIONS, noun. Plural of spontaneous generation
SPONTANEOUS PNEUMOTHORAX, noun. (pathology) A pulmonary condition resulting in the collection of air within the chest, which occurs absent traumatic injury. Spontaneous Pneumothorax are considered a medical emergency, generally requiring assistive radiographic evaluation to determine the extent of lung collapse, as well as determine the most appropriate course of emergency medical treatment for the patient. Abbreviated as SP.

Dictionary definition

SPONTANEOUS, adjective. Happening or arising without apparent external cause; "spontaneous laughter"; "spontaneous combustion"; "a spontaneous abortion".
SPONTANEOUS, adjective. Said or done without having been planned or written in advance; "he made a few ad-lib remarks".

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca