Translation of spontaneous in Spanish:


espontáneo, adj.

Pronunciation /spɑnˈteɪniəs//spɒnˈteɪnɪəs/


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    (person/gesture/act) espontáneo
    • Their first scene received well-deserved spontaneous applause from the packed audience.
    • Typically we do most of our grocery shopping at large supermarkets, and do only impromptu, spontaneous purchases from convenience stores and gas marts.
    • A lot of it has a spontaneous feel and that's why it's so good.
    • Apart from this I try to be spontaneous, like the sudden ideas one gets during good conversations.
    • The performer must make spontaneous decisions about what pose to strike and where to freeze the action.
    • This results in a show that is all spontaneous energy, time and time again.
    • Sarah is the free spirit black sheep of a rich family who is known for her impulsive, spontaneous personality.
    • This was unfamiliar music to them, and to show such a spontaneous reaction was very gratifying.
    • Everything from Finny's appearance to his walk to his personality is natural and spontaneous.
    • On a surface read, what appears to be unscripted, spontaneous, and endlessly eventful is not.
    • She's so lively and smiley that her responses to the audience seem entirely unforced and spontaneous.
    • Let me expound upon a few spontaneous thoughts.
    • His natural ability to be flexible and spontaneous at the same time always commended itself to orchestras, but I don't believe he looked on himself as a stylist.
    • Actors, particularly, responded to his approach, claiming this method gave a fresh, spontaneous quality to their performances.
    • Whistler's charm was genuine and completely spontaneous.
    • For the second time in the festival, the crowd broke into spontaneous cheers and applause as the village women stood up against the oppressive regime of their village.
    • The audience loved it so much that they gave spontaneous applause after the fierce ending of the first movement.
    • The audience alternated compulsive chatter with breathless silence, and there were three or four mid-film bouts of spontaneous, delighted applause.
    • On a day's journey off the beaten track one might meet very few people, but their hospitality was spontaneous and generous.
    • The film did indeed cause several bouts of spontaneous applause during the screening I saw.
    • Both improvisation and the musical hold the contradictory idea that spontaneous performance is available to all and that some people are more spontaneous or open than others.
    • You need to be spontaneous and to be able to react to any given situation, because no group of children are the same.
    • His editorial vision was flawless, spontaneous and always laser-sharp.
    • The spontaneous applause at this moment in the work from the audience attested to its impact!
    • The 27-year-old director also exhibits a great reverence for his actors, whose performances often seem so spontaneous, many viewers mistakenly believe the film was improvised.
    • They just do it, and it's beautiful and creative and spontaneous.
    • I have never been spontaneous, but people change.
    • Now, it's more concentrated and not as spontaneous.
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    (growth/movement) espontáneo
    spontaneous combustion / ignition combustión espontánea feminine