Synonyms for involuntary

Synonyms for (adj) involuntary

Synonyms: unvoluntary, nonvoluntary, involuntary

Definition: not subject to the control of the will

Usage: involuntary manslaughter; involuntary servitude; an involuntary shudder; It (becoming a hero) was involuntary. They sank my boat- John F.Kennedy

Similar words: goaded, driven

Definition: compelled forcibly by an outside agency

Usage: mobs goaded by blind hatred

Similar words: forced

Definition: forced or compelled

Usage: promised to abolish forced labor

Similar words: unconscious

Definition: without conscious volition

Similar words: unwilled

Definition: without deliberate volition

Similar words: unwilling

Definition: in spite of contrary volition

Synonyms: involuntary

Definition: controlled by the autonomic nervous system; without conscious control

Usage: involuntary muscles; gave an involuntary start

Similar words: automatic, reflex, reflexive

Definition: without volition or conscious control

Usage: the automatic shrinking of the pupils of the eye in strong light; a reflex knee jerk; sneezing is reflexive

Similar words: autonomic

Definition: relating to or controlled by the autonomic nervous system

Usage: autonomic reflexes

Similar words: vegetative

Definition: relating to involuntary bodily functions

Usage: vegetative functions such as digestion or growth or circulation

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