He went to Nature for tonic, not for fact; he sought only truth and freedom and spontaneousness of soul.
It would take away all spontaneousness from my conversation.
There is a spontaneousness about them we search for in vain in his work in oil and pastel.
Systematism is the death of spontaneousness, and spontaneousness is the very soul of art.
We hear that voice again in the spontaneousness and versatility of his style.
There are three lines along which one may seek for evidence of the spontaneousness of growth.
Something of this spontaneousness and finality belonged to the character of Bret Harte.
But, secondly, besides this spontaneousness there is this other great characteristic of Growth—Mysteriousness.
Make him handsome, for beauty is to the body what spontaneousness is to the mind, a sort of physical spontaneousness.
Our success and well-being depend upon the closeness and spontaneousness of the relation.
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.