automatic writing


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automatic writing

n.
Writing performed without conscious thought or deliberation, typically by means of spontaneous free association or as a medium for spirits or psychic forces.

au′tomat′ic writ′ing


n.
writing performed without apparent intent or conscious control, esp. to achieve spontaneity.

automatic writing

The writing of words or symbols without conscious intention, sometimes through a medium.
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