What does spontaneity mean?

Definitions for spontaneityˌspɒn təˈni ɪ ti, -ˈneɪ-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word spontaneity.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. spontaneity, spontaneousness(noun)

    the quality of being spontaneous and coming from natural feelings without constraint

    "the spontaneity of his laughter"


  1. spontaneity(Noun)

    The quality of being spontaneous.

  2. spontaneity(Noun)

    Spontaneous behaviour.

  3. Origin: Compare to French .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spontaneity(noun)

    the quality or state of being spontaneous, or acting from native feeling, proneness, or temperament, without constraint or external force

  2. Spontaneity(noun)

    the tendency to undergo change, characteristic of both animal and vegetable organisms, and not restrained or cheked by the environment

  3. Spontaneity(noun)

    the tendency to activity of muscular tissue, including the voluntary muscles, when in a state of healthful vigor and refreshment

  4. Origin: [Cf. F. spontanit.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spontaneity in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spontaneity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Henri-Frederic Amiel:

    Analysis kills spontaneity.

  2. Japanese Proverb:

    Art is the illusion of spontaneity.

  3. Amy Levine:

    The idea of spontaneity is exciting, but if you want it and it's not happening, you have to plan for it.

  4. Paul Petersik:

    I will get a snowmobile to travel beyond this settlement, i love spontaneity with the outdoors and Longyearbyen is a dream travel launchpad.

  5. Helen Merrell Lynd:

    Our whole life is an attempt to discover when our spontaneity is whimsical, sentimental irresponsiblity and when it is a valid expression of our deepest desires and values.

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