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Definition of "uncaused" []

  • Existing without a perceptible cause; spontaneous. (adjective)

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 "uncaused" in a sentence
  • "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."
  • "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."
  • "Even though free will is an 'uncaused' directional force towards a planned effec ..."