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.
(--- 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
Find another word for unpremeditated. In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for unpremeditated, like: hasty, unconsidered, blundering, without forethought, rash, thoughtless, automatic, impulsive, instinctive, involuntary and reflex.
Contrary to all the rules of war then in vogue, he fought a piecemeal and unpremeditated battle, with.
The general style of the epistle is vigorous and unpremeditated, "one continuous rush, a veritable torrent of genuine and inimitable Paulinism, like a mountain stream in full flood, such as may often have been seen by his Galatians" (J.
This act can hardly have been unpremeditated, and some doubt has been cast upon the statement which Einhard attributes to Charles, that he would not have entered the building had he known of the intention of Leo.
In defending his proposals Mr Disraeli gave full scope to his most characteristic gifts; he pelted his opponents right and left with sarcasms, taunts and epigrams. Gladstone delivered an unpremeditated reply, which has ever since been celebrated.
Sudden, unpremeditated volition may be the earliest and the most artistic, but it is not the best.