Synonyms of involuntary in English:

involuntary


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adjective

1‘she gave an involuntary shudder’

SYNONYMS

reflex, reflexive, automatic, knee-jerk, mechanical, unconditioned

spontaneous, instinctive, instinctual, impulsive, unconscious, unthinking

unintentional, unintended, unplanned, inadvertent, uncontrolled, uncontrollable

ANTONYMS

voluntary, deliberate

2‘a policy of involuntary repatriation’

SYNONYMS

compulsory, obligatory, mandatory, forced, coerced, coercive, compelled, exacted, imposed, demanded, required, constrained, ordained, prescribed

unwilling, unconsenting, against one's will, against one's wishes, reluctant, grudging

ANTONYMS

voluntary, optional, willing