Origin of aleatory
Examples from the Web for aleatory
The aleatory element has always been the connecting link between the struggle for existence and religion.
The aleatory element still remains, and it is still irrational, but the attitude of men towards it is changed.
At best the actor's is an aleatory profession and, as in all games of chance, the losses score highest.My Actor-Husband|Anonymous
It was only by religious rites that the aleatory element in the struggle for existence could be controlled.
There is a great change in the mores of the entire modern society about the aleatory element.
Word Origin for aleatory
"of uncertain outcome," literally "depending on the throw of a die," 1690s, from Latin aleatorius "pertaining to a gamester," from aleator "a dice player," from alea "a game with dice; chance, hazard, risk; a die, the dice;" perhaps literally "a joint-bone, a pivot-bone," and related to axis.