Concomitant vs Spontaneous - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between concomitant and spontaneous
is that concomitant
is accompanying; conjoined; attending; concurrent while spontaneous
is self-generated; happening without any apparent external cause.
As a noun concomitant
is something happening or existing at the same time.
Accompanying; conjoined; attending; concurrent.
* (John Locke)
* 1970 , Alvin Toffler, Future Shock'', ''Bantam Books , pg. 41:
- It has pleased our wise Creator to annex to several objects, as also to several of our thoughts, a concomitant pleasure.
- The new technology on which super-industrialism is based, much of it blue-printed in American research laboratories, brings with it an inevitable acceleration of change in society and a concomitant speed-up of the pace of individual life as well.
* (following as a consequence) accompanying, adjoining, attendant, incidental
Something happening or existing at the same time.
* 1970 , , Bantam Books , pg.93:
* 1900 , Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams'', ''Avon Books , (translated by James Strachey) pg. 301:
- The declining commitment to place is thus related not to mobility per se, but to a concomitant of mobility- the shorter duration of place relationships.
An invariant homogeneous polynomial in the coefficients of a form, a covariant variable, and a contravariant variable.
- It is also instructive to consider the relation of these dreams to anxiety dreams. In the dreams we have been discussing, a repressed wish has found a means of evading censorship—and the distortion which censorship involves. The invariable concomitant is that painful feelings are experienced in the dream.
* (a concomitant event or situation) accompaniment, co-occurrence
Self-generated; happening without any apparent external cause.
Done by one's own free choice, or without planning.
proceeding from natural feeling or native tendency without external or conscious constraint
arising from a momentary impulse
controlled and directed internally; self-active; spontaneous movement characteristic of living things
produced without being planted or without human labor]]; [[endemic, indigenous
- He made a spontaneous offer of help.
Sudden, without warning.
- a spontaneous growth of wood