AUTOMATIC in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of AUTOMATIC
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 a.  mechanized; operating with minimal human intervention; independent of external control
Classic Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  "I think you are vile and mercenary," said Scarlett, but her remark was automatic.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIII
2  They are pioneers, these sweaty wayfarers, for all their telephones and bank-accounts and automatic pianos and co-operative leagues.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER III
3  They sat at a teak and marble table eating Eggs Fooyung, and listened to a brassy automatic piano, and were altogether cosmopolitan.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
4  Kennicott was automatic; he was the official, the physician.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVI
5  The Cooperative Commonwealth is a universal automatic insurance company and savings bank for all its members.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 31
6  Directly he was working at his weapon like an automatic affair.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
7  No, he was Mester Ashby, a sort of automatic preaching and praying concern.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2
8  I must confess that my satisfaction with my first theories of an automatic civilization and a decadent humanity did not long endure.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In V
9  In prison he had suffered his beard to grow; his head fell on his shoulder, his legs bent beneath him, and his movements were apparently automatic and unconscious.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 35. La Mazzolata.
10  The automatic quality of Gatsby's answer set us all back at least another minute.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
11  Now, an automatic process has led to that affair bringing about the discovery of other matters.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
12  "Of course I will," Scarlett said automatically.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER I
13  Hastily she began her decade, telling off the beads automatically but with a depth of emotion in her voice that caused Mammy to open her eyes and shoot a searching glance at her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
14  She looked in the mirror and automatically pushed up loose strands of hair but she did not see her own reflection.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXI
15  As they dashed down the street and bumped over the railroad tracks, Rhett applied the whip automatically.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIII
Example Sentence: (46 in 4 pages)
16  Don't assume your baby automatically needs feeding if she's fretful.
17  You cannot automatically assume that everything your teacher says is correct.
18  Unlawfully obtained evidence is not automatically excluded from a criminal trial.
19  The new version of the software automatically retrieves digital information.
20  Once it has finished , the video automatically begins again.
21  Press this button and the video will automatically tune itself to the next channel.
22  Activists who were involved in crimes of violence will not automatically be granted amnesty.
23  Of course I automatically said yes.
24  The camera adjusts the lens aperture and shutter speed automatically.
25  The doors open and close automatically.
26  The Conservative Party in this country has been hindered by the concept that winning the argument automatically means winning the people.
27  The eye will automatically focus on the small group in the foreground.
28  That does not automatically mean, however, that the money supply has been curbed, and there is considerable evidence to the contrary.
29  If satisfied they indicate that an appropriate level of concern exists to justify legal intervention but an order will not automatically follow.
30  Many loan application forms automatically add on insurance.