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Relating to, produced by, or dominated by physical forces:
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  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:
Easily understood and simple to use:
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  1. Easily understood and simple to use:
  2. That is or can be perceived by intuition or common sense
  3. Possessing or demonstrating intuition:
(--- 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
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  1. (--- 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
  2. Coming in reaction or reflection
  3. Produced as an automatic response or reaction:
Not acquired by training or studying:
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  1. Not acquired by training or studying:
  2. Of a behavior, not learned; innate.
  3. Known or acquired without conscious study
Having no apparent external cause or influence; occurring or produced by its own energy, force, etc. or through internal causes; self-acting
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  1. Having no apparent external cause or influence; occurring or produced by its own energy, force, etc. or through internal causes; self-acting
  2. Unconstrained and unstudied in manner or behavior:
  3. Happening or arising without apparent external cause; self-generated:
Inured to; adapted to existing conditions.
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  1. Inured to; adapted to existing conditions.
  2. Familiar through use; usual; customary.
  3. Customary; usual; characteristic
A town of central Illinois near Bloomington. It is the seat of Illinois State University, founded as a normal school in 1857.
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  1. A town of central Illinois near Bloomington. It is the seat of Illinois State University, founded as a normal school in 1857.
  2. Conforming with or constituting an accepted standard, model, or pattern; esp., corresponding to the median or average of a large group in type, appearance, achievement, function, development, etc.; natural; usual; standard; regular
  3. Conforming with, adhering to, or constituting a norm, standard, pattern, level, or type; typical:
Of, relating to, or prompted by instinct.
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  1. Of, relating to, or prompted by instinct.
  2. Of, relating to, or derived from instinct.
  3. Arising from impulse or natural inclination.
Easily understood and simple to use:
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  1. Easily understood and simple to use:
  2. That is or can be perceived by intuition or common sense
  3. Possessing or demonstrating intuition:
Of, having the nature of, situated in, or affecting the viscera
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  1. Of, having the nature of, situated in, or affecting the viscera
  2. Being or arising from impulse or sudden emotion rather than from thought or deliberation.
  3. Intuitive, instinctive, emotional, etc. rather than intellectual
Self-regulating:
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  1. Self-regulating:
  2. Capable of firing continuously until ammunition is exhausted or the trigger is released:
  3. Semiautomatic:
Motivated by or resulting from impulse:
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  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
Not subject to control of the volition:
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  1. Not subject to control of the volition:
  2. Not under conscious control. Most of the biological processes in animals that are vital to life, such as contraction of the heart, blood flow, breathing, and digestion, are involuntary and controlled by the autonomic nervous system.
  3. Not consciously controlled; automatic
Coming in reaction or reflection
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  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:
Unconstrained and unstudied in manner or behavior:
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  1. Unconstrained and unstudied in manner or behavior:
  2. Happening or arising without apparent external cause; self-generated:
  3. Having no apparent external cause or influence; occurring or produced by its own energy, force, etc. or through internal causes; self-acting
Not premeditated; done without plan or forethought
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  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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