determinism

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determinism (countable and uncountable, plural determinisms)

  1. (ethics) The doctrine that all actions are determined by the current state and immutable laws of the universe, with no possibility of choice.
    Synonym: fatalism
    Antonym: indeterminism
    Hyponyms: hard determinism, soft determinism
  2. (computing) The property of having behavior determined only by initial state and input.
    Antonym: indeterminism

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From French déterminisme

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determinism n (uncountable)

  1. determinism

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