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Another word for automatic

  1. Acting or happening without apparent forethought, prompting, or planning

      1. Motivated by or resulting from impulse:
      2. Produced by or resulting from a sudden impulse
      3. (Mech.) Acting briefly and as a result of impulse
      1. Being such by natural inclination rather than conscious effort or study:
      2. Of, relating to, or prompted by instinct:
      3. Arising from impulse or natural inclination; done without thought or conscious effort; spontaneous:
      1. Not subject to control of the volition:
      2. Not voluntary
      3. Not consciously controlled; automatic
      1. Coming in reaction or reflection
      2. (--- Physiol.) Designating or of an involuntary action, as a sneeze, resulting from a stimulus that is carried by an afferent nerve to a nerve center and the response that is reflected along an efferent nerve to some muscle or gland
      3. Produced as an automatic response or reaction:
      1. Having no apparent external cause or influence; occurring or produced by its own energy, force, etc. or through internal causes; self-acting
      2. Happening or arising without apparent external cause; self-generated:
      3. Unconstrained and unstudied in manner or behavior:
      1. Not premeditated; done without plan or forethought
      2. Performed, but not planned or thought out in advance; extemporaneous, but not unintentional.
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  2. Performed or performing automatically and impersonally

      1. Relating to, produced by, or dominated by physical forces:
      2. Performed or performing in an impersonal or machinelike manner; automatic:
      3. Of or relating to machines or tools:
      1. Done routinely and with little interest or care:
      2. Without concern or solicitude; indifferent
      3. Done without care or interest or merely as a form or routine; superficial
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Another word for automatic