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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being said or done without having been planned or written in advance

Usage examples (35)
  • Adjective : a spontaneous burst of applause
  • Along with this advance, however, there is a perceptible falling off in symmetry and completeness of design, and in what I would call spontaneousness of composition.
  • "I'm so sorry you've a souvenir of any kind," said Nan quickly, with the spontaneousness which was part of her charm.
  • Compared with much of our American humor, it has a spontaneousness, and above all a lovable quality, that ours lacks. for more
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