acausal

adjective

acaus·​al (ˈ)ā-ˈkȯ-zəl How to pronounce acausal (audio)
: not involving causation or arising from a cause : not causal
acausal phenomena
The behavior of atoms, according to this interpretation, is random and therefore acausal.K. C. Cole, First You Build A Cloud, 1999
They found an acausal relationship between divorce and crime.

Word History

First Known Use

1908, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of acausal was in 1908

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“Acausal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acausal. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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