Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Existing without a perceptible cause; spontaneous.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having no precedent cause; existing without an author; uncreated; self-existent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having no antecedent cause; uncreated; self-existent; eternal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective That which happens spontaneously, unintended and uninitiated.
  • adjective philosophy Since all things must come from something that causes them the uncaused cause is that one thing that began the chain of existance, often identified as God.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having no cause or apparent cause

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Examples

  • But, this being impossible, we must be content, wherever we stop, to contemplate the uncaused, that is, the unexplained; and then all that follows is only relatively explained.

    Logic Deductive and Inductive

  • If they're truly uncaused, that is, our reasons have nothing to do with how they're made, because then reasons would have something to do with the production of decisions, which are uncaused events; and this is clearly an absurdity.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • If they're truly uncaused, that is, our reasons have nothing to do with how they're made, because then reasons would have something to do with the production of decisions, which are uncaused events; and this is clearly an absurdity.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • If they're truly uncaused, that is, our reasons have nothing to do with how they're made, because then reasons would have something to do with the production of decisions, which are uncaused events; and this is clearly an absurdity.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • If they're truly uncaused, that is, our reasons have nothing to do with how they're made, because then reasons would have something to do with the production of decisions, which are uncaused events; and this is clearly an absurdity.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • If they're truly uncaused, that is, our reasons have nothing to do with how they're made, because then reasons would have something to do with the production of decisions, which are uncaused events; and this is clearly an absurdity.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • If they're truly uncaused, that is, our reasons have nothing to do with how they're made, because then reasons would have something to do with the production of decisions, which are uncaused events; and this is clearly an absurdity.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • If they're truly uncaused, that is, our reasons have nothing to do with how they're made, because then reasons would have something to do with the production of decisions, which are uncaused events; and this is clearly an absurdity.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • If they're truly uncaused, that is, our reasons have nothing to do with how they're made, because then reasons would have something to do with the production of decisions, which are uncaused events; and this is clearly an absurdity.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • If they're truly uncaused, that is, our reasons have nothing to do with how they're made, because then reasons would have something to do with the production of decisions, which are uncaused events; and this is clearly an absurdity.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

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