unconditional

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EtymologyEdit

From un- +‎ conditional.

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AdjectiveEdit

unconditional (comparative more unconditional, superlative most unconditional)

  1. Absolute; without conditions, limitations, reservations or qualifications.
    We demand your unconditional surrender.
    Synonyms: absolute, categorical
    Antonym: conditional

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NounEdit

unconditional (plural unconditionals)

  1. That which is not conditional.
    • 1854, Victor Cousin, ‎A. G. Henderson, The Philosophy of Kant: Lectures (page 90)
      The me, the world, and God, are the three unconditionals, the three absolutes []
  2. (logic) A conditional-like structure expressing that the consequent holds true regardless of the particular value of the antecedent.

ReferencesEdit

  • (logic): 2019, Artemis Alexiadou, ‎Anja Arnhold, ‎Julia Bacskai-Atkari, Of Trees and Birds: A Festschrift for Gisbert Fanselow (page 155)