Definition of Spontaneity

1. Noun. The quality of being spontaneous and coming from natural feelings without constraint. "The spontaneity of his laughter"

Exact synonyms: Spontaneousness
Generic synonyms: Naturalness
Derivative terms: Spontaneous, Spontaneous



Definition of Spontaneity

1. n. The quality or state of being spontaneous, or acting from native feeling, proneness, or temperament, without constraint or external force.

Definition of Spontaneity

1. Noun. The quality of being spontaneous. ¹

2. Noun. Spontaneous behaviour. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spontaneity

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Medical Definition of Spontaneity

1. Origin: Cf. F. Spontaneite. 1. The quality or state of being spontaneous, or acting from native feeling, proneness, or temperament, without constraint or external force. "Romney Leigh, who lives by diagrams, And crosses not the spontaneities Of all his individual, personal life With formal universals." (Mrs. Browning) 2. The tendency to undergo change, characteristic of both animal and vegetable organisms, and not restrained or cheked by the environment. The tendency to activity of muscular tissue, including the voluntary muscles, when in a state of healthful vigor and refreshment. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Spontaneity

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Literary usage of Spontaneity

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. General Methods of Teaching in Elementary Schools: Including the by Samuel Chester Parker (1919)
"We shall endeavor to show here that freedom, spontaneity, individuality, initiative, ... Examples of extreme spontaneity and extreme repression. ..."

2. General Methods of Teaching in Elementary Schools: Including the by Samuel Chester Parker (1919)
"We shall endeavor to show here that freedom, spontaneity, individuality, initiative, ... Examples of extreme spontaneity and extreme repression. ..."

3. Mental Science: A Compendium of Psychology, and the History of Philosophy by Alexander Bain (1870)
"THE Primitive Elements of the "Will have been stated to be (1) the spontaneity of Movement, and (2) the Link between Action and Feeling, grounded 111 Self- ..."

4. Bulletin of the Scientific Laboratories of Denison University by Denison University, Denison Scientific Association (1910)
"PURE spontaneity Distinctly ... The very simplest concept of reality and the first to develop in the mind of the child is pure spontaneity from which it is ..."

5. Fundamental Philosophy by Jaime Luciano Balmes (1856)
"And after all, what is this spontaneity, this inspiration of which they tell us so much ? Let us fix our ideas by establishing and classifying facts. 177. ..."

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