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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Automatism  \Au*tom"a*tism\,  n. 
  The  state  or  quality  of  being  automatic;  the  power  of 
  self-moving;  automatic,  mechanical,  or  involuntary  action 
  (Metaph.)  A  theory  as  to  the  activity  of  matter. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  automatism 
  n  :  any  reaction  that  occurs  automatically  without  conscious 
  thought  or  reflection  (especially  the  undirected  behavior 
  seen  in  psychomotor  epilepsy) 




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