adjective acaus·al \(ˈ)ā-ˈkȯ-zəl\

Definition of acausal

  1. :  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.

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Origin and Etymology of acausal

2a- + 1causal

First Known Use: 1908

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