Definition of acausal in English:

acausal

adjective

  • Not governed or operating by the laws of cause and effect.

    • ‘It's an attitude that's rife in magic because of its acausal nature (cause and effect can't be empirically linked).’
    • ‘Heath classes them as dealing with energy transfer, electromagnetism, mind-matter interplay, and acausal factors.’
    • ‘With the exception of politically influenced modern Chinese works, acupuncture and East Asian traditional medicine are founded on a non-reductionist, non-dualist, acausal paradigm.’
    • ‘But if the recurrence time of each time-path were immensely longer than the present age of the expanding universe then we would have yet to experience these strange acausal effects.’
    • ‘If QM was as acausal as some people think, then we should not assume that these phenomena have a cause.’
    • ‘He described synchronicity as an acausal principle that links events having a similar meaning by their coincidence in time.’
    • ‘I believe magick is acausal and atemporal, so I would say ‘no’.’
    • ‘A common response to such an acausal happening is a sharpening of attention, a sense of the closeness of something unseen.’
    • ‘Jung intuitively felt this pointed to an acausal archetypal order at the root of all phenomena which is responsible for the meaningfulness implicit in the coincidence of associated physical and mental events.’
    • ‘The nominalist points out that it is a downright mystery how human beings, as physical creatures in a physical universe, can have knowledge of the eternal, detached, acausal mathematical realm.’
    • ‘His notion of synchronicity is that there is an acausal principle that links events having a similar meaning by their coincidence in time rather than sequentially.’

Pronunciation

acausal

/eɪˈkɔːz(ə)l//aˈkɔːz(ə)l/