involuntary


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acting or happening without apparent forethought, prompting, or planning

Synonyms for involuntary

not subject to the control of the will

controlled by the autonomic nervous system

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Also, members must have no settled unemployment benefit within the last three years prior to the date of involuntary separation.
The SWS defined hunger as 'involuntary suffering since the survey question specifies that the hunger experienced was due to lack of food to eat.'
Section 303 of the Bankruptcy Code imposes two requirements on petitioning creditors seeking relief on an involuntary bankruptcy petition.
(9) An involuntary conversion is one of a number of unforeseeable events that allow for a reduced maximum exclusion.
The Department of Foreign Affairs said the Philippine delegation to the meeting moved to delist more than 600 cases of enforced and involuntary disappearances that occurred from 1975 to 2012.
Presidential Human Rights Committee Undersecretary Severo Catura, head of the Philippine delegation, will assure the UN panel that the government is sincere in ensuring "not only the protection of its people but also the accountability of law enforcement and security sectors." The Philippine delegation will also present various domestic mechanisms that the administration is doing to address enforced or involuntary disappearances, according to Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Evan Garcia.
Jennifer Stroud and her husband, David Stroud, were charged with endangering the life of a child and involuntary manslaughter after a lengthy criminal investigation, authorities said.
APDP values the remarkable call of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein to UN Human Rights Council that it should set up a Commission of Inquiry to conduct a comprehensive independent international investigation into all allegations of human rights violations and abuses including crime of enforced or involuntary disappearances in Jammu and Kashmir.
We present a case of an 8-year-old boy with involuntary movements of his limbs and trunk.
(http://statelaws.findlaw.com/ohio-law/ohio-involuntary-manslaughter-laws.html) Involuntary manslaughter is a  third-degree felony in Ohio.
Abnormal fluency or speed of movement (Dyskinesia) may involve excessive or involuntary movement (Hyperkinesia) or slowed or absent voluntary movement (Hypokinesia).
As the opioid crisis continues to grow, the possibility of involuntary commitment for overdose patients is gaining more attention from advocates who see it as a necessary tool in the battle to save lives.
Bank, N.A., filed an involuntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition against Maury Rosenberg and his affiliated medical-imaging businesses.
Involuntary treatment is an everyday event in the emergency department and on the inpatient unit, but, for both patients and advocates, it remains the most distressing and controversial aspect of psychiatric care.
Measures of suicidality and hostility tend to subside during involuntary hospital treatment.