from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Unpredictability.
- n. Philosophy The doctrine that there are some events, particularly some human actions or decisions, which have no cause.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The doctrine that all human actions are not so much determined by the preceding events, conditions, causes or karma as by deliberate choice or free will.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The doctrine that, though the will is somewhat influenced by motives, it is not entirely governed by them, but has a certain freedom and spontaneity.
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