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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to the philosophical theory of a structure of working parts functioning together to produce an effect adj. - Explained in terms of physical forces.

Usage examples (35)
  • A mechanistic universe
  • This sort of thing suggests that minds are grounded in mechanistic biology, rather than the other way around.
  • All evolutionary theories must offer an explanation in mechanistic terms of how it should or could have happened in order to be tested.
  • Maybe I am using the term "mechanistic" incorrectly then. for more
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