Of or with respect to requisite or necessitarianism: against libertarian. u000du000a u000du000a The Arminian features entangled the Calvinist, the Calvinist has entangled the Arminian, in a labyrinth of contradictions. The recommend of free-will appeals to conscience and impulse — to an a priori feeling of just what ought in equity become. The necessitarian falls straight back upon the experienced reality of details. Froude, Calvinism. u000du000a (The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., Nyc, 1911).
Of or with respect to the doctrine of philosophical need regarding the foundation and presence of things, particularly as put on the actings or choices of the will; -- against libertarian.