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Synonyms for involuntary

Synonyms for (adjective) 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