spontaneity

American Heritage Dictionary:

spon·ta·ne·i·ty

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(spŏn'tə-nē'ĭ-tē, -nā'-) pronunciation
n., pl., -ties.
  1. The quality or condition of being spontaneous.
  2. Spontaneous behavior, impulse, or movement.


spon-tǝ-nay-i-ti has largely superseded the traditional pronunciation spon-tǝ-nee-i-ti.

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noun

    Freedom from constraint, formality, embarrassment, or awkwardness: casualness, ease, easiness, informality, naturalness, poise, unceremoniousness, unrestraint. See restraint/unrestraint, tighten/loosen.

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