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Latin āleātōrius (see aleatory) + English -ic
aleatoric (comparative more aleatoric, superlative most aleatoric)
- Having an element of chance.
- 2005, Noël Carroll, “Formalism”, in The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics, eds. Berys Gaut and Dominic McIver Lopes (Master e-book IBSN 0203991923), page 89
- Some artists, like John Cage, have adopted aleatoric methods of composition in order to remove any trace of authorial expression from their work.