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The doctrine holding that all being is necessarily in the state that it is and denying any notion of possibility.
ne·ces′si·tar′i·an adj. & n.
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ne•ces•si•tar•i•an(nəˌsɛs ɪˈtɛər i ən)
1. a person who advocates or supports necessitarianism (disting. from libertarian).adj.
2. pertaining to necessitarians or necessitarianism.
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|Noun||1.||necessitarian - someone who does not believe the doctrine of free will|
determinist, fatalist, predestinarian, predestinationist - anyone who submits to the belief that they are powerless to change their destiny
philosopher - a specialist in philosophy
libertarian - someone who believes the doctrine of free will
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