automatic writing

  1. writing performed without apparent intent or conscious control, especially to achieve spontaneity or uncensored expression.

Origin of automatic writing

First recorded in 1880–85

Words Nearby automatic writing Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use automatic writing in a sentence

  • One of them, who knew about my automatic writing, asked me to read what had come to me.

  • At first, she communicated by automatic writing; later we established direct-voice communication.

    Dearest | Henry Beam Piper