Definition of probabilistic in English:

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probabilistic

Pronunciation: /ˌpräbəbəˈlistik/

adjective

Based on or adapted to a theory of probability; subject to or involving chance variation: the main approaches are either rule-based or probabilistic
More example sentences
  • Around this time Menger's interests in mathematics broadened and he began to work on hyperbolic geometry, probabilistic geometry and the algebra of functions.
  • This is an attractively written systematic exposition of the basic probabilistic methods of congestion theory.
  • The time to resume operations is a key datum in probabilistic risk assessment.

Derivatives

probabilism

Pronunciation: /ˈpräbəbəˌlizəm/
noun
Example sentences
  • It gave rise to a form of probabilism, as a positively endorsed theory of knowledge, which is one of the New Academy's legacies.
  • While probabilism in empirical matters was defended as reasonable by skeptics, such an attitude was considered unreasonable with regard to metaphysics.
  • He is most consistent, sure-footed and passionate in his celebration of prudence, practical reasoning, and good old-fashioned English probabilism and empiricism.

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Syllabification: prob·a·bi·lis·tic

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