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Definition of "nonvoluntary" [nonvoluntary]

  • Not voluntary. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "nonvoluntary" in a sentence
  • "This brother was being considered for long-term nonvoluntary placement in an adolescent residential treatment facility that the parents were hoping would accept him when their insurance coverage ran out."
  • "There are also concerns about a “slippery slope” leading from assisted suicide to voluntary euthanasia, and from voluntary euthanasia to nonvoluntary euthanasia."
  • "In today's version of this argument, some high-profile and professional women have replanted the proverbial feminist flag in the reclamation of women's once-nonvoluntary subordinate status: opting to stay home with their kids."