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causationism

[ kaw-zey-shuh-niz-uhm ]
/ kɔˈzeɪ ʃəˌnɪz əm /
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noun
the doctrine or theory that every event is the result of a prior and adequate cause.
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Origin of causationism

First recorded in 1840–50; causation + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM causationism

cau·sa·tion·ist, noun
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