Definition of deterministically in US English:



  • See deterministic

    • ‘The capacity for collective commitment to social improvement has been annulled; the future is inscribed deterministically in the present.’
    • ‘Except where there are minds interfering with it, matter proceeds deterministically, in its own right.’
    • ‘Warfare under the Newtonian paradigm is deterministically predictable, as effects are in principle calculable from their underlying causes.’
    • ‘The assumption is that if determinism is true, then libertarianism - the view that some actions are not deterministically caused - must be false.’
    • ‘During the Enlightenment humans flirted with the idea of seeing ourselves as machines, deterministically obeying the laws of cause and effect without any real choice.’