[ mek-uh-nis-tik ]
/ ˌmɛk əˈnɪs tɪk /
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
OTHER WORDS FROM mechanistic
mech·a·nis·ti·cal·ly, adverban·ti·mech·a·nis·tic, adjectivean·ti·mech·a·nis·ti·cal·ly, adverbnon·mech·a·nis·tic, adjective
sem·i·mech·a·nis·tic, adjectiveun·mech·a·nis·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for mechanistic
/ (ˌmɛkəˈnɪstɪk) /
philosophy of or relating to the theory of mechanism
maths of or relating to mechanics
Derived forms of mechanisticmechanistically, adverb
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Medical definitions for mechanistic
[ mĕk′ə-nĭs′tĭk ]
Of or relating to the philosophy of mechanism, especially one that tends to explain phenomena only by reference to physical or biological causes.
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