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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - automatic; not thought out.

Usage examples (28)
  • It shouldn't be killed by one senator's knee-jerk opposition.
  • And it worked just as well on knee-jerk politicians and journalists.
  • This knee-jerk reeling in of credit can be fatal for a bankrupt company.
  • Hey, I don't have a knee-jerk bias against private Social Security accounts. for more
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