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INVOLUNTARY

Not under the control of the free will, hence spontaneous or automatic. Also what is contrary to one's will or choice. What is involuntary is not morally imputable.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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