Definition of nondeterminism in English:

nondeterminism

noun

  • 1Philosophy. The doctrine that human action is free and not determined by previous events.

  • 2Mathematics and Computing. A mode of computation in which, at certain points, there is a choice of ways to proceed which cannot be predicted in advance.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Luther Lee Bernard (1881–1951). From non- + determinism.

Pronunciation

nondeterminism

/ˌnɒndɪˈtəːmɪnɪz(ə)m/