Saturday, November 26, 2011

WORD OF THE DAY! 11/26/11

automaton [aw-tom-uh-ton]
1. a mechanical figure or contrivance constructed to act as if by its own motive power; robot.
2. a person or animal that acts in a monotonous, routine manner, without active intelligence.
3. something capable of acting automatically without a motive power.

EX. The automaton "Big Daddy" is a responsible and attentive guardian for children but does not like to share.

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