Definition of Automatonlike

1. Adjective. Resembling the unthinking functioning of a machine. "Machinelike efficiency"

Exact synonyms: Automatic, Machinelike, Robotic, Robotlike
Similar to: Mechanical
Derivative terms: Automatize, Automaton



Definition of Automatonlike

1. Adjective. Like an automaton; robotic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Automatonlike

automatise
automatised
automatism
automatisms
automatist
automatistic
automatists
automatization
automatizations
automatize
automatized
automatizes
automatizing
automatograph
automaton
automatonlike (current term)
automatons
automatous
automats
automen
automerization
automerizations
automethylate
automethylates
automictic
automimicries
automimicry
automize
automnesia

Literary usage of Automatonlike

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1. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon i.e. Alexandre Le'on Valle'e, Léon Vallée, Alois Leonhard Brandl (1899)
"said the lady ; and in went Mr. Pickwick's head with automatonlike rapidity. " I never met with anything so awful as this," — thought poor Mr. Pickwick, ..."

2. The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from the World's by Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl, Donald Grant Mitchell (1899)
"said the lady ; and in went Mr. Pickwick's head with automatonlike rapidity. " I never met with anything so awful as this," — thought poor Mr. Pickwick, ..."

3. The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from the World's by Andrew Lang, Donald Grant Mitchell, Nathan Haskell Dole, Forrest Morgan, Caroline Ticknor (1898)
"said the lady ; and in went Mr. Pickwick's head with automatonlike rapidity. " I never met with anything so awful as this," — thought poor Mr. Pickwick, ..."

4. On Blendings of Synonymous Or Cognate Expressions in English: A Contribution by Gustaf Adolf Bergström (1906)
"Rev. of Rev., 15/7 1897, 54b: They are still sufficiently drilled into automatonlike procedure and rigid obedience as occasionally to produce a comical ..."

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