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Antonyms for determinism
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. determinism(noun)

    (philosophy) a philosophical theory holding that all events are inevitable consequences of antecedent sufficient causes; often understood as denying the possibility of free will

Wiktionary

  1. determinism(noun)

    Antonyms:
    indeterminism

    Synonyms:
    fatalism

  2. determinism(noun)

    The doctrine that all actions are determined by the current state and immutable laws of the universe, with no possibility of choice.

    Antonyms:
    indeterminism

    Synonyms:
    fatalism

  3. determinism(noun)

    The property of having behavior determined only by initial state and input.

    Synonyms:
    fatalism

    Antonyms:
    indeterminism

How to use determinism in a sentence?

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru:

    Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you is determinism the way you play it is free will.

  2. Jawaharlal Nehru:

    Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you is determinism; the way you play it is free will.

  3. Henry M. Wriston:

    A guidance counselor who has made a fetish of security, or who has unwittingly surrendered his thinking to economic determinism, may steer a youth away from his dream of becoming a poet, an artist, a musician or any other of thousands of things, because it offers no security, it does not pay well, there are no vacancies, it has no future.

  4. Norman Cousins:

    Free will and determinism are like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you is determinism. The way you play your hand is free will.

  5. Sir Arthur Eddington:

    It is impossible to trap modern physics into predicting anything with perfect determinism because it deals with probabilities from the outset.

How to pronounce determinism?

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How to say determinism in sign language?

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