causeless

adjective
1. having no justifying cause or reason
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a senseless, causeless murder

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a causeless war that never had an aim

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an apparently arbitrary and reasonless change

Syn: ↑reasonless
Similar to: ↑unmotivated
2. having no cause or apparent cause
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a causeless miracle

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fortuitous encounters—strange accidents of fortune

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we cannot regard artistic invention as...uncaused and unrelated to the times

Syn: ↑fortuitous, ↑uncaused
Similar to: ↑unintended
Derivationally related forms: ↑fortuitousness (for: ↑fortuitous)

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  • Causeless — Cause less, a. 1. Self originating; uncreated. [1913 Webster] 2. Without just or sufficient reason; groundless. [1913 Webster] My fears are causeless and ungrounded. Denham. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Causeless — Cause less, adv. Without cause or reason. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • causeless — index casual, gratuitous (unwarranted), needless, unpredictable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • causeless — cause ► NOUN 1) a person or thing that produces an effect. 2) reasonable grounds for a belief or action: cause for concern. 3) a principle or movement which one is prepared to support or advocate. 4) a lawsuit. ► VERB ▪ be the cause of; make… …   English terms dictionary

  • causeless — adjective see cause I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • causeless — See causable. * * * …   Universalium

  • causeless — adjective a) Having no obvious cause; fortuitous or inexplicable b) groundless or unreasonable …   Wiktionary

  • causeless — Synonyms and related words: accidental, adventitious, aimless, aleatory, casual, chance, chancy, contingent, designless, destinal, dicey, driftless, dysteleological, fatal, fatidic, fluky, fortuitous, haphazard, iffy, incidental, indeterminate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • causeless — cause·less || kɔːzlɪs adj. lacking a cause …   English contemporary dictionary

  • causeless — cause·less …   English syllables

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