fortuitism

noun for·tu·i·tism \fȯ(r)ˈtüəˌtizəm, fə(r)-, -)‧ˈtyü-\

Definition of fortuitism

plural

-s

  1. :  the doctrine or belief that evolutionary adaptations and progress are chance results rather than determined consequences of natural law or the outcome of teleology — compare tychism

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Origin and Etymology of fortuitism

fortuitous + -ism


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