nonvoluntary


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nonvoluntary

(ˌnɒnˈvɒləntərɪ)
adj
a US equivalent of involuntary
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Adj.1.nonvoluntary - not subject to the control of the willnonvoluntary - not subject to the control of the will; "involuntary manslaughter"; "involuntary servitude"; "an involuntary shudder"; "It (becoming a hero) was involuntary. They sank my boat"- John F.Kennedy
unconscious - not conscious; lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception as if asleep or dead; "lay unconscious on the floor"
unwilling - not disposed or inclined toward; "an unwilling assistant"; "unwilling to face facts"
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But for those with eyes to see and ears to hear, the signs are evident that euthanasia proponents plan gradually to expand the eligible list of victims, and to move from voluntary through nonvoluntary to involuntary euthanasia.
Much the same is true for other forms of nonvoluntary euthanasia.
First, we must individually sign Wills to Live to protect ourselves from the now commonplace nonvoluntary denial of treatment, food, and fluids to those who have never made their preferences clear.
Although her decision may exhibit a degree of altruism or even self-sacrifice with which we are uncomfortable, there is no reason to believe that it is self-destructive, or delusional, or in any way incompetent or nonvoluntary.
Henk Jochemsen critically reviews Dutch court decisions on nonvoluntary euthanasia.
By such extensions our legal system would accommodate nonvoluntary, if not involuntary, active euthanasia.
It is unclear whether in issuing it Girsh simply got too far out in front of the Hemlock Society board, or whether the Hemlock Society, on reflection, now fears that as a matter of tactics it is too soon formally to endorse nonvoluntary direct killing.
Since these are differentiated human tissues and organs, the fetal source partakes symbolically in the same status accorded any other nonvoluntary transplantation "donor.
On the other hand, it has moved from legitimation of voluntary euthanasia through nonvoluntary euthanasia to involuntary euthanasia.
My study addressed the nonvoluntary reduction of pesticide use by assessing grower decision-making in a regulation-forcing context and by prompting growers about land considerations.
We have to make sure that we stop tiny segments of the population imposing their ideas on the rest of us by making social monitoring and assessment and correction an intrinsic and nonvoluntary part of the research infrastructure.
KYLE FRITZ, "Responsibility, Control, and the Nonvoluntary.