self-generated

self-generated
adjective
1. happening or arising without apparent external cause
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spontaneous laughter

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spontaneous combustion

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a spontaneous abortion

Syn: ↑spontaneous
Ant: ↑induced (for: ↑spontaneous)
Similar to: ↑impulsive, ↑unprompted, ↑intuitive, ↑natural, ↑instinctive
Derivationally related forms: ↑spontaneity (for: ↑spontaneous)
2. originating from the self
Syn: ↑self-produced
Similar to: ↑autogenous, ↑autogenic

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\(ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷\ adjective
: generated by itself : produced by self-generation : autogenetic, autogenous

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/self'jen"euh ray'tid, self"-/, adj.
made without the aid of an external agent; produced spontaneously.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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