Non-spontaneous



[spon-tey-nee-uh s] /spɒnˈteɪ ni əs/

adjective
1.
coming or resulting from a natural impulse or tendency; without effort or premeditation; natural and unconstrained; unplanned:
a spontaneous burst of applause.
2.
(of a person) given to acting upon sudden impulses.
3.
(of natural phenomena) arising from internal forces or causes; independent of external agencies; self-acting.
4.
growing naturally or without cultivation, as plants and fruits; indigenous.
5.
produced by natural process.
/spɒnˈteɪnɪəs/
adjective
1.
occurring, produced, or performed through natural processes without external influence: spontaneous movement
2.
arising from an unforced personal impulse; voluntary; unpremeditated: a spontaneous comment
3.
(of plants) growing naturally; indigenous
adj.

1650s, from Late Latin spontaneus “willing, of one’s free will,” from Latin (sua) sponte “of one’s own accord, willingly;” of unknown origin. Related: Spontaneously. Earliest use is of persons and characters. Spontaneous combustion first attested 1795. Spontaneous generation (the phrase, not the event) attested from 1650s.

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