Synonyms for spontaneous
- break loose
- free spirited
- from the hip
- off top of head
- up front
Antonyms for spontaneous
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SPONTANEOUS
At her spontaneous act of welcome a light came into his eyes.
It cannot be loving and spontaneous unless there is a natural impulse behind it.
One of her most spontaneous laughs bubbled up in her throat.
There was no question but that it was for Martin she sparkled, sweet and spontaneous as she was.
Remember what we said a little while ago, about fancy and spontaneous affections.
It is too much seen by fits and starts, and sallies, and those not spontaneous.
The mother will care for the child with the spontaneous help of her neighbours.
But when we cannot trace the cause of phenomena, we call them spontaneous.
By this kind of inquiry he thoroughly upset the doctrine of spontaneous generation, for his time at least.
It was the finest case of spontaneous combustion physician had ever seen.
1650s, from Late Latin spontaneus "willing, of one's free will," from Latin (sua) sponte "of one's own accord, willingly;" of unknown origin. Related: Spontaneously. Earliest use is of persons and characters. Spontaneous combustion first attested 1795. Spontaneous generation (the phrase, not the event) attested from 1650s.