automatic

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. mechanical; self-operating; instinctive, reflex. See necessity, intuition.
II
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Mechanical]
Syn. self-starting, motorized, self-reguLating, automated, mechanized, electric, under its own power, under its own steam, cybernetic, self-operating, self-moving, self-acting, self-propelled, computerized, programmed, electronic, robotized, push-button*.
Ant. manual*, hand-operated, by hand.
2. [Habitual]
Syn. involuntary, unthinking, mechanical, instinctive, spontaneous, reflex, intuitive, unintentional, unforced, unconscious, unwilling, knee-jerk*; see also habitual 1 , spontaneous .
Ant. deliberate*, willed, premeditated.
See Synonym Study at spontaneous .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
1. self-operating mechanical, self-propelling, self regulating, self-programmed, servo-mechanized, automated.
2. involuntary unconscious, reflex, unpremeditated, spontaneous.
ANT.: 1. manual, labor-intensive. 2. voluntary, conscious
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Acting or happening without apparent forethought, prompting, or planning: impulsive, instinctive, involuntary, reflex, spontaneous, unpremeditated. See PLANNED. 2. Performed or performing automatically and impersonally: mechanical, perfunctory. See CONCERN.

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