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spontaneous

(of plants) growing naturally; indigenous

spontaneous

[spän′tā·nē·əs]
(physics)
Occurring without application of an external agency, because of the inherent properties of an object.
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Spontaneity is not just about unplanned random actions; it is also borne from practice.
He painted it with spontaneity, not with a mathematical system.
The opening chapter details the emergence of arguments for spontaneity in seventeenth-century debates over liturgy and free prayer.
Placed in different arrangements, the fragments form either abstract figures that nonetheless consistently breach the austerity of geometric art, or else figurative personages, a bunch of absurd puppets or escaped circus clowns--in either case irreverently commenting on the dryness and lack of spontaneity in so much contemporary art.
Leave spontaneity to the horn blowers in them Beale Street jazz bands.
Chihuly likes the spontaneity of glass and the immediate results he gets when working with it.
This paper shows how spontaneity can be identified by attending to the nature of social elements in the process of abstracting (Dreyfus, Hershkowitz, & Schwarz, 2001).
His endorsement of a non-narrative cinema based on perception and spontaneity rather than self-consciousness and mediation was, after all, in marked contrast to his major work circa 1985 that, in Testa's view, was "obsessed with ideas and thoroughly narrative in design.
This article looks at how one West German poet, Rolf Dieter Brinkmann, adapted the spontaneity found in American Beat writing as an ethical principle in his own work.
So often, spontaneity is allowed in our practice due to prior careful practice, the interpretative decisions we have made, providing a framework to work from.
It's also a wonderful place to work because it's so alive with activity and living and spontaneity.
Pentecostalism is a Christian renewal movement dating from the early 20th century marked by spontaneity in worship, and including such phenomena as speaking in tongues, prophesying and healing.