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Meaning of "epiphenomenal" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF EPIPHENOMENAL

epiphenomenal  [ˌɛpɪfɪˈnɒmɪn əl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EPIPHENOMENAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Epiphenomenal is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES EPIPHENOMENAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Epiphenomenon

An epiphenomenon is a secondary phenomenon that occurs alongside or in parallel to a primary phenomenon.

Definition of epiphenomenal in the English dictionary

The definition of epiphenomenal in the dictionary is relating to or having the nature of a secondary or additional phenomenon.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EPIPHENOMENAL


agnominal
æɡˈnɒmɪn əl
artisanal
ɑːˈtɪzən əl
attitudinal
ˌætɪˈtjuːdɪn əl
cantonal
ˈkæntən əl
cisternal
sɪˈstɜːn əl
clinodiagonal
ˌklaɪnəʊdaɪˈæɡən əl
co-educational
ˌkəʊɛdʒʊˈkeɪʃən əl
compositional
ˌkɒmpəˈzɪʃən əl
confrontational
ˌkɒnfrʌnˈteɪʃən əl
constructional
kənˈstrʌkʃən əl
correlational
ˌkɒrɪˈleɪʃən əl
cross-Channel
ˌkrɒsˈtʃæn əl
decagonal
dɪˈkæɡən əl
denominal
dɪˈnɒmɪn əl
denominational
dɪˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃən əl
diactinal
daɪˈæktɪn əl
divisional
dɪˈvɪʒən əl
doctrinal
dɒkˈtraɪn əl
dodecagonal
ˌdəʊdɛˈkæɡən əl
endocrinal
ˌɛndəʊˈkraɪn əl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EPIPHENOMENAL

epiphanic
epiphanies
epiphanous
epiphany
epiphenomena
epiphenomenalism
epiphenomenalist
epiphenomenally
epiphenomenon
epiphonema
epiphragm
epiphyllous
epiphyseal
epiphyses
epiphysial
epiphysis
epiphysis cerebri
epiphytal
epiphyte
epiphytic

WORDS THAT END LIKE EPIPHENOMENAL

adrenal
arsenal
Cardenal
catechumenal
crumenal
duodenal
epagomenal
gastroduodenal
genal
hymenal
isocheimenal
juvenal
lumenal
noumenal
penal
phenomenal
prolegomenal
renal
translumenal
venal

Synonyms and antonyms of epiphenomenal in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «epiphenomenal» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EPIPHENOMENAL

Find out the translation of epiphenomenal to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of epiphenomenal from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «epiphenomenal» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

副现象
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

epifenómeno
570 millions of speakers

English

epiphenomenal
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

epiphenomenal
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

epiphenomenal
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

эпифеноменальны
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

epifenomenal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

epiphenomenal
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

épiphénomène
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Epiphenomenal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

epiphenomenal
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

epiphenomenal
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

epiphenomenal
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Epiphenomenal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

epiphenomenal
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

epiphenomenal
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अभिप्राय
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

epiphenomenal
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

epifenomenica
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

epiphenomenal
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

епіфеноменальни
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

epifenomen
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

epiphenomenal
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

epiphenomenal
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

epiphenomenal
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

epiphenomenal
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of epiphenomenal

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EPIPHENOMENAL»

The term «epiphenomenal» is normally little used and occupies the 139.262 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EPIPHENOMENAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about epiphenomenal

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EPIPHENOMENAL»

Discover the use of epiphenomenal in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to epiphenomenal and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Mind as a Scientific Object : Between Brain and Culture: ...
epiphenomenal state will obtain), and so the target caused event will also not occur.12 So a counterfactual analysis of efficacy cannot distinguish between benign emergence and epiphenomenalism. It is evident that epiphenomenal ...
Christina E. Erneling Department of Psychology, David M. Johnson Department of Philosophy both at York University, 2004
2
Conservation: Linking Ecology, Economics, and Culture
The most rehearsed is "epiphenomenal conservation" ... mobility, or a meager extractive technology; this conservation outcome bears no relationship whatsoever to the behavior of the foragers and is aptly referred to as epiphenomenal.
Monique Borgerhoff Mulder, Peter Coppolillo, 2005
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Supervenience and Mind: Selected Philosophical Essays
Another case of epiphenomenal causation, familiar in daily life, is the succession of symptoms associated with a disease: the symptoms are not mutually related in the cause-effect relationship, although to the medically naive they may appear ...
Jaegwon Kim, 1993
4
Human Ecology: Contemporary Research and Practice
Alvard (1993, 1995) calls this “epiphenomenal conservation” stemming from an inability or lack of incentive to put significant use pressures on a resource, for instance when a population lacks sufficient storage, transport or processing capacity ...
Daniel G. Bates, Judith Tucker, 2010
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The Case for Qualia
If x is epiphenomenal then it has no causal influence on anything, so a fortiori, not on any referential act. Therefore, 3. If x is epiphenomenal then it is something to which we cannot refer. (1, 2, transitivity, hypothetical syllogism) Therefore, 4.
Edmond Leo Wright, 2008
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Daze and Knights: the Truth Behind Vampires and Zombies
be epiphenomenal, since a philosophical zombie can be transformed into one of us without any change in the physical world. Now, it may be that a philosophical zombie which is miraculously endowed with consciousness, as in Kirk's thought ...
Hillary Marek, Nicholas Cooper, 2010
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Mental Causation and the Metaphysics of Mind
EPIPHENOMENAL CAUSATION Jonathan Edwards held the doctrine that ordinary material things do not persist through time but are at each moment created, and recreated, by God ex nihilo. He writes: If the existence of created substance, ...
Neil Campbell, 2003
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Laws in Nature
MODAL NON-MODAL EVENTS or PROPERTIES (distinct existences) Figure 11.1 Epiphenomenal properties. MODAL NON-MODAL ? LAWS CATEGORICAL PROPERTIES and sufficiently naturalistic to play the appropriate role in affecting the ...
Stephen Mumford, 2004
9
Epiphenomenal Semantics: Cognition, Context and Convention
The present book is an interdisciplinary, meta-semantic study of meaning, combining linguistics, semiotics and philosophy.
Karolina Krawczak, 2012
10
Foundations in Social Neuroscience
The epiphenomenal and developmental hypotheses share the assumption that evolution of the brain (or brain part) is not a consequence of external selection pressures but rather simply a consequence of something to do with the way ...
John T. Cacioppo, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EPIPHENOMENAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term epiphenomenal is used in the context of the following news items.
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Quotes of the day An error occurred. An error occurred. An error …
Experience tells us that it will prove to be epiphenomenal. As voters take a closer look at him, they will see more of his warts, which to even a ... «Hot Air, Jul 15»
2
Looking beyond ISIS: War, politics and 'inner life' on a tribal planet
It is, as the philosophers would say, "epiphenomenal." It is not the truly underlying "disease." Plus ça change ... All world politics still expresses ... «The Hill, Jun 15»
3
Why Labour MPs could still decide the final result
That is, these differences might be epiphenomenal -- the same things might be driving both the endorsement and the difference we see in vote ... «New Statesman, Jun 15»
4
Understanding places like Iraq and Syria: Crowds, belonging and …
This form of understanding is absolutely vital to planet-wide reforms. Always, world politics is epiphenomenal. Always, it is merely a reflection of ... «The Hill, Jun 15»
5
Young Tony: Reds at Phillies Preview, June 4, 2015
... a couple of ways the Phillies will rally back and win the game against the Reds tonight, completing the most epiphenomenal of sweeps ever. «The Good Phight, Jun 15»
6
The right's big history lie: Reagan, Disney, Vietnam and the war to …
“They know that 'high politics' are ephemeral and epiphenomenal, to say nothing of being elitist and sexist.” Unlike cultural historians, who ... «Salon, May 15»
7
Fembots Have Feelings Too
In 1982, Frank Jackson first proposed the influential thought experiment, Mary's Room, in an article called “Epiphenomenal Qualia” in The ... «The New Republic, May 15»
8
What insanity looks like
... the centuries, are unlikely to melt away, or to prove no more than an epiphenomenal feature of so universal a feature of human existence. «Boing Boing, May 15»
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Weekly Round-Up: Drum Taps at 150, Literature and Madness, The …
are unlikely to melt away, or to prove no more than an epiphenomenal feature of so universal a feature of human existence. Madness indeed has its meanings, ... «Oxonian Review, May 15»
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Frankie Boyle: Comedian, Glaswegian, and Anti-Racist Chomskyan
... almost zero political content; despite the superficial and epiphenomenal political smell they give off. Whether or not they're funny is irrelevant. «American Thinker, Apr 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Epiphenomenal [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/epiphenomenal>. Nov 2019 ».
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