non·​de·​ter·​min·​is·​tic ˌnän-di-ˌtər-mə-ˈnis-tik How to pronounce nondeterministic (audio)
: not relating to or implying determinism : not deterministic
nondeterministic theories of free will

Examples of nondeterministic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To her, a nondeterministic world makes no sense. John Horgan, Scientific American, 10 Mar. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1919, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nondeterministic was in 1919

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“Nondeterministic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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