73. Chance


See also 175. GAMBLING .

casualism
the doctrine that events are ruled by chance.
casualty
a chance happening. See also 223. INJURY .
consilience
a chance happening or coincidence. See also 4. AGREEMENT .
fortuitism
the doctrine that chance is involved in natural events rather than absolute determinism. See also 147. EVOLUTION . — fortuist , n .
fortuity
a chance event, discovery, or occurrence. — fortuitousness , n. — fortuitous , adj .
lubricity
the condition of being uncertain or unstable. — lubricious , adj .
serendipity
a talent for making fortunate discoveries while searching for other things. — serendipitous , adj .

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