You know the facebook 'A Look Back' feature that automatically selects highlights of your facebook life?
First there's the SCRAM system, it automatically ejects the control rods into the core and shuts the plant down.
This man, your oppressor, is automatically morally defeated, and if he has any conscience, he is ashamed.
And no journalist who has ever quoted an anonymous source should automatically assume that he is.
This Kabuki dance propelling some right and others just as automatically left should become more free form.
Kimberley was automatically relieved; Cronje was on the run.
He is not automatically a gentleman, but at least he has become capable of learning how to be one.
An automatically controlled ship was sent ahead, and began the bombardment.
automatically she gives him his bath, his massage, his run in the park.
Persons in this class, on stepping into your machine, automatically transfer all their money troubles to you.
"self-acting, moving or acting on its own," 1812, from Greek automatos, used of the gates of Olympus and the tripods of Hephaestus (also "without apparent cause, by accident"), from autos "self" (see auto-) + matos "thinking, animated" (see automaton). Of involuntary animal or human actions, from 1748, first used in this sense by English physician and philosopher David Hartley (1705-1757). In reference to a type of firearm, from 1877; specifically of machinery that imitates human-directed action from 1940.
"automatic weapon," 1902, from automatic (adj.). Meaning "motorized vehicle with automatic transmission" is from 1949.