spontaneous

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Pronunciation[change]

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  • Hyphenation: spon‧ta‧ne‧ous

Adjective[change]

Positive
spontaneous

Comparative
more spontaneous

Superlative
most spontaneous

  1. If something is spontaneous, it happens without any outside cause; nothing else makes it happen.
    He made a spontaneous offer to help the old lady cross the street.
  2. If something is spontaneous, it is random.
  3. If something is spontaneous, it happens suddenly; it happens without any warning.
  4. If someone does something in a spontaneous way, it is done of their own free will or without making any plan to do so.
  5. If something is spontaneous, it was made without being planted by humans; it is indigenous.

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