necessitarian

[nuh-ses-i-tair-ee-uh n]
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noun

a person who advocates or supports necessitarianism (distinguished from libertarian).

adjective

pertaining to necessitarians or necessitarianism.

Origin of necessitarian

First recorded in 1790–1800; necessit(y) + -arian
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Word Origin and History for necessitarian
n.

1754, from necessity + -arian. As an adjective from 1739. Related: Necessitarianism.

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