unvoluntary


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Related to unvoluntary: involuntarily, involuntary
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Adj.1.Unvoluntary - not subject to the control of the willunvoluntary - 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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All of these behaviours are what experts call "unvoluntary", as opposed to an involuntary muscle twitch.