- involuntary muscle,
- involute gear,
- involute teeth,
Origin of involuntary
Examples from the Web for involuntary
I lived somewhere in the middle of the food chain—an involuntary humility, which remains the emotional posture behind reason.
Eye movements tracked in this test are involuntary, so they constitute a sound physiological marker of ADHD.
And so, in the end, he accepts a plea bargain: involuntary manslaughter, three years in prison.‘Kill Team’: The Documentary the Army Doesn’t Want You to See|Andrew Romano|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His indifference to the gossip has always struck me not as a decision so much as an involuntary and organic reaction.
On June 5, 2013, Thor Batista was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and slapped with a $450,000 fine.The Brutal Fall of Brazilian Billionaire Eike Batista|Mac Margolis|June 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
An involuntary scream escaped me; covering my face with my hands, I sank on the floor.The Worlds Greatest Books|Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.
Involuntary attention, often called "reflex attention," is attention called forth by a nervous response to some sense stimulus.Your Mind and How to Use It|William Walker Atkinson
The involuntary smile upon her lips smoothed her forehead as a ray of sun dissipates a cloud.Gerfaut, Complete|Charles de Bernard
I thought, however, that her perdition was involuntary, and that she was dragged down by the angels in their fall.Thais|Anatole France
One enterprising amateur photographer secured a snapshot of him as he emerged dripping from his involuntary bath.Pioneering in Cuba|James Meade Adams