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Definition of "determinateness" []

  • The state or quality of being determinate. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "determinateness" in a sentence
  • "There are alleged asymmetries of "determinateness" of reality: It is sometimes claimed that past and present have determinate reality, but that the future, being a realm of mere possibilities, has no such determinate being at all."
  • "Incidentally, one should, of course, concede that scarlet itself is only a determinable relative to a more specific shade of it, so that more accurately one should speak of a scale of determinateness from most to least."
  • "Nevertheless, he assures us that whatever happens by chance is "determined and ordered according to this type of determinateness and order" (Wars, II. 2, p. 34)."