noun ty·chism \ˈtīˌkizəm\

Definition of tychism



  1. 1 :  a theory that chance is an objective reality; especially :  a theory in evolution that variation may be purely fortuitous —contrasted with uniformitarianism

  2. 2 :  a proposition that absolute chance is operative in the cosmos

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Origin and Etymology of tychism

Greek tychē chance, fortune + English -ism; akin to Greek tychanein to happen, happen on, attain, teuchein to make, build — more at doughty

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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