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automatism
American English: /ɔˈtɑməˌtɪzəm/ , /əˈtɑməˌtɪzəm/ British English: /ɔːˈtɒmətɪz(ə)m/

Translation of automatism in Spanish:

noun

  • uncountable and countable
    Example sentences
    • This problem highlights the difficulty in delineating the dividing line between automatism and insanity, or, as it is often termed non-insane automatism and insane automatism.
    • In any case, automatism itself, though perhaps a kind of bypassing of the will, does not seem to me to represent necessarily an impairment of the agent's volitional capacities.
    • Thus, where the malfunctioning of the mind is caused by an external factor, the legal classification is automatism rather than insanity; where it is arises from an internal cause, the classification is insanity.
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