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  • adjautomatic
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Synonyms for knee-jerk

adj automatic
  • expected
  • predictable
  • reflex
  • spontaneous

More words related to knee-jerk

automatic

adjective. done by habit

gut reaction

noun. immediate response

instinctive

adjective. reflex, automatic

instinctual

adjective. instinctive

involuntary

adjective. automatic; not done willingly

reaction

noun. response
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