non·​caus·​al ˌnän-ˈkȯ-zəl How to pronounce noncausal (audio)
: not causal: such as
: not being a cause of something
causal versus noncausal actions
: not of, relating to, or involving causation : not marked by cause and effect
a noncausal relationship between the two events

Word History

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of noncausal was in 1888

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Cite this Entry

“Noncausal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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