necessitarianism

noun
ne·​ces·​si·​tar·​i·​an·​ism | \ ni-ˌse-sə-ˈter-ē-ə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce necessitarianism (audio) \

Definition of necessitarianism

: the theory that results follow by invariable sequence from causes

Other Words from necessitarianism

necessitarian \ ni-​ˌse-​sə-​ˈter-​ē-​ən How to pronounce necessitarian (audio) \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of necessitarianism

1825, in the meaning defined above

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“Necessitarianism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/necessitarianism. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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