1) ADJ-GRADED Deterministic ideas or explanations are based on determinism. [FORMAL]
...a deterministic view of human progress.2) ADJ Deterministic forces and factors cause things to happen in a way that cannot be changed. [FORMAL]
The rise or decline of the United States is not a function of deterministic forces.
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deterministic — 1874, from determinist (see DETERMINISM (Cf. determinism)) … Etymology dictionary
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deterministic — adjective see determinism … New Collegiate Dictionary
deterministic — See determinist. * * * … Universalium
deterministic — adjective a) of, or relating to determinism b) having at most one instruction associated with any given internal state … Wiktionary
deterministic — determinism … Philosophy dictionary
deterministic — adj. pertaining to determinism (doctrine which states that there is a reason for everything and all is predestined) … English contemporary dictionary
deterministic — de·ter·mi·nis·tic … English syllables
deterministic — UK [dɪˌtərmɪnˈɪstɪk] / US adjective formal using or believing in the idea that everything is caused by another event or action and so you are not free to choose what you do … English dictionary