ne·​ces·​si·​tar·​i·​an·​ism ni-ˌse-sə-ˈter-ē-ə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce necessitarianism (audio)
: the theory that results follow by invariable sequence from causes
necessitarian adjective or noun

Word History

First Known Use

1825, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of necessitarianism was in 1825

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“Necessitarianism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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