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Synonyms for causeless

having no justifying cause or reason


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having no cause or apparent cause

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To do so, he used the concept of spontaneous emission of light, basically granting that atomic emissions of visible light might follow the same seemingly random pattern of the apparently causeless radioactive emissions of nuclei.
It is also being heard that the police are trying to close nearby petrol pumps as well to create hurdles for causeless roaming motorists in the city.
But Fitzpatrick also argues that essential to the psychology of The Winter's Tale, even a key to Leontes's notoriously causeless jealousy, are unsound eating practices, so that in fact abnormal eating is what Leontes's proposition is occupied with.
1977) (imposing obligation of good faith and fair dealing even though employment terms permitted causeless discharge).
The objective causes that used to produce their respective visible effects have been lost, so that the world of simulation is the world of causeless effects.
Briton changed Ferrex's 'such causeless wrong' to 'a causeless wrong', making the saying applicable not only to Gorboduc's plan to divide his kingdom, but to more generally unjust situations.
When he wrote his case study about her, he not only used psychoanalytic concepts but developed his own version which Sandor Ferenczi found causeless.
Write, / This was his 'policy,'--turmoil and babble and causeless strife" (ll.
False urgency takes up a lot of energy for what many see as causeless activities.
His cruelty, his attacks of causeless enmity towards those who were helpless and looked to him for comfort, his shrinking from those he ought to love, being used up in what he wrote.
100) "The inauguration of a causeless and bloody Rebellion by the Slaveholders of the South undeceived us, and revealed to us our utter ignorance of the civilization begotten of slavery," John Stewart noted.
It also demonstrates that wealth is not causeless and that by removing the cause (i.
A thousand such images of disgrace and terror swarmed through his mind, and at the same time there began to smoulder in his heart a dogged resentment and hatred of this nameless fear, this wordless and sourceless shame, impalpable, causeless, maddening, which pressed upon him from the sky.
Certain sonnets 31 Thou blind man's mark, thou fool's self-chosen snare, Fond fancy's scum, and dregs of scattered thought, Band of all evils, cradle of causeless care, Thou web of will, whose end is never wrought; Desire, desire, I have too dearly bought, With price of mangled mind, thy worthless ware; Too long, too long, asleep thou hast me brought, Who should my mind to higher things prepare.
Every wanton, or causeless, or unnecessary act of authority, exerted, or authorized, or encouraged by the legislature over the citizens, is wrong, and unjustifiable, and tyrannical: for every citizen is, of right, entitled to liberty, personal as well as mental, in the highest possible degree, which can consist with the safety and welfare of the state.