necessitarianism

noun ne·ces·si·tar·i·an·ism \ ni-ˌse-sə-ˈter-ē-ə-ˌni-zəm \

Definition of necessitarianism

: the theory that results follow by invariable sequence from causes

necessitarian

play \ni-ˌse-sə-ˈter-ē-ən\ adjective or noun

First Known Use of necessitarianism

1825

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