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2. Philosophy The doctrine that there are events, particularly free human actions or decisions, that have no cause or are not caused deterministically.
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(Philosophy) the philosophical doctrine that behaviour is not entirely determined by motives
ˌindeˈterminist n, adj
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in•de•ter•min•ism(ˌɪn dɪˈtɜr məˌnɪz əm)
a theory that human actions, though influenced by preexisting conditions, are not entirely governed by them.
in`de•ter′min•ist, n., adj.
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the quality of not being clearly established or fixed. — indeterminist, n. — indeterministic, adj.See also: Attitudes
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