move involuntarily

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Verb1.move involuntarily - move in an uncontrolled manner
twitch, jerk - make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion; "his face is twitching"
didder, shake - move with or as if with a tremor; "his hands shook"
shudder, shiver - shake, as from cold; "The children are shivering--turn on the heat!"
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
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Her condition, congenital nystagmus, means her eyes continuously move involuntarily, meaning while she has vision, focusing can be difficult.
Too weak a current would make it hard for the brain signals to be "heard", and too much electric current can cause the legs to move involuntarily.
The girls both have nystagmus, a condition that causes the eye to move involuntarily and reduces vision, and Kady's eyesight is also impaired by her albinism.