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Synonyms for unvoluntary

not subject to the control of the will

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(viii) Due to a sensory premonition that precedes the 'tic' tics are described as 'semi-voluntary' or 'unvoluntary' rather than involuntary.
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This process also seems to lie on a continuum that reawakens the voluntary, involuntary, "unvoluntary" debate noted earlier.
In Der moderne Denkmalkultus [the Modern Cult of the Monument], published in 1903 when preservation policies were being established in the late Habsburg Empire, the Viennese art historian Alois Riegl assigns a wide range of meaning to the monuments, voluntary or unvoluntary (gewollt or ungewollt).