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involuntary

Physiol (esp of a movement or muscle) performed or acting without conscious control
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Vitus's Dance, fits, chronic cold accompanied by violent sneezing, or any disease necessitating involuntary motions, shall be instantly destroyed.
Nevertheless, there was so far a good result of her meditations on Clifford's character, that, when her involuntary conjectures, together with the tendency of every strange circumstance to tell its own story, had gradually taught her the fact, it had no terrible effect upon her.
I rapidly ran over these thoughts, and then I laughed a low and involuntary laugh, moved thereto by a slight inward revelation of the inconsistency of man.
And even he could not repress a start and an involuntary bristling of hair along his back when she suddenly leaped, without warning, straight up in the air, at the same time emitting a long and most terrible squall.
There were beautiful butterflies, moths and strange bugs in the securing of which the scientist evinced great delight, though when one beetle nipped him firmly and painfully on his thumb his involuntary cry of pain was as real as that of any other person.
His was an involuntary confidence, an irrepressible effusion to a soothing friend--not an application to a parent.
Who shall say but that this instinctive association was an involuntary severe, but not inapplicable, criticism?
Blixseth (the "Blixseth Court"), has fleshed out the meaning of a bona fide dispute as to the amount of a petitioning creditor's claim and serves as a stark warning to creditors contemplating joining an involuntary bankruptcy petition.
We could not find any study which looked at adjustment in patients with involuntary movement disorders, particularly with a mental illness and psychotropic medication usage background.
Involuntary commitment for patients with mental health concerns is a well-established practice in many states across the country, but using similar laws to force people with addiction disorders--who are outside the criminal court system--into substance use treatment is a much newer concept.
However, losing existing customers to involuntary churn is the quiet culprit of profit loss, since it costs two times more to acquire a new subscriber than to keep an existing one, said Jason Nyhus, vice president of global marketing and communications for Digital River.
7 Filipinos experienced involuntary hunger during the First Quarter of 2017.