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indeterminism

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noun in·de·ter·min·ism \-ˈtər-mə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of indeterminism

  1. 1 a :  a theory that the will is free and that deliberate choice and actions are not determined by or predictable from antecedent causes b :  a theory that holds that not every event has a cause

  2. 2 :  the quality or state of being indeterminate; especially :  unpredictability

in·de·ter·min·ist play \-ˈtərm-nist, -ˈtər-mə-\ noun
in·de·ter·min·is·tic play \-ˌtər-mə-ˈnis-tik\ adjective


1874

First Known Use of indeterminism

1874


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