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synonyms for involuntarily

  • carefully
  • cautiously
  • grudgingly
  • hesitantly
  • perforce
  • unenthusiastically
  • unwillingly
  • warily
  • willy-nilly
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How to use involuntarily in a sentence

Because water conducts heat so well, perspiration is an involuntary act of self-sabotage when you’re fighting off the winter chill—it will sap you of your precious heat and render your clothes ineffective at the same time.
THE SAFEST WAYS TO STAY WARM DURING A POWER OUTAGEJOHN KENNEDYFEBRUARY 18, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The documentary then cuts to Spears’s hospitalization and involuntary psychiatric evaluation following a dispute with Federline in early 2008, which led to the then-temporary conservatorship that Spears’s father still holds over her today.
BRITNEY SPEARS AND THE TRAUMA OF BEING YOUNG, FEMALE AND FAMOUS IN THE ’90SASHLEY FETTERSFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Southwest’s inability to secure a 10% reduction in 2021 spending for each work group means the company is on the brink of its first involuntary job cuts in its 49-year history.
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES WARNS NEARLY 13% OF WORKFORCE AT RISK OF LAYOFFS AFTER PUNISHING YEAR FOR TRAVELKDUNN6DECEMBER 4, 2020FORTUNE
There is something about it that feels forced, involuntary, creepily so.
THE THOUGHTLESS HUSKS WHO PLUNGED THIS NFL SEASON INTO CHAOS DESERVE A PUBLIC SHAMINGSALLY JENKINSDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Barber can attest to the bureaucracy of involuntary federal collections.
LOOMING END TO STUDENT LOAN PAYMENT MORATORIUM RAISES FEARS AMONG DEFAULTED BORROWERSDANIELLE DOUGLAS-GABRIELNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
I cried, and shrank involuntarily, for his eyeballs rolled till only the whites showed in a way that made me shudder.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Involuntarily Isabel glanced at Mrs. Kaye; Flora had hinted to her of the lady's designs.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Harris sighed involuntarily and turned towards his host, who returned his smile faintly and then led the way down the corridor.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Oliver coloured involuntarily to find that the old thief had been reading his thoughts; but boldly said, Yes, he did want to know.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
He clasped his hands together, and involuntarily uttered a subdued exclamation of horror.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
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WORDS RELATED TO INVOLUNTARILY

  • dependent
  • destitute
  • feebly
  • forlorn
  • forsaken
  • involuntarily
  • perforce
  • weakly
  • willy-nilly
  • with hands tied
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.