nonexplanatory

nonexplanatory

(ˌnɒnɪkˈsplænətərɪ)
adj
not explanatory
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To succeed, Aquinas must show how this defect is both voluntarily caused by the agent and nonculpable despite its serving as the origin for sin (if it were culpable, a nonexplanatory regress would ensue).
An exploratory MR analysis was therefore performed; first, by inserting as independent variables all climatic data thought to possess some biological and/or physiological meaning, and then performing the backward elimination of all nonexplanatory variables.
Any attempt to identify (without re-arguing) a point of law or fact that counsel legitimately believes is reviewable by the Supreme Court, but which has been overlooked by the district court, invariably invites the retort from appellee's counsel that the motion is nothing more than re-argument--a criticism that provides district court judges with a ready and plausible basis to issue a nonexplanatory and summary denial of the opinion-requesting motion.
These interventions would be better informed and therefore more effective than those based on a general, nonexplanatory model.