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Definition of "causality" [cau•sal•i•ty]

  • The principle of or relationship between cause and effect. (noun)
  • A causal agency, force, or quality. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "causality" in a sentence
  • "The causality is not that simple as is sometimes argued, he says."
  • "In turn, belief in causality requires a prime cause, and almost all religion is based on trying to explain in one way or another the prime cause."
  • "It seems pretty trivial as statement, but correlation and causality is too often considered as being the same."