Antonyms of ARBITRARY

Examples of usage:

  1. It must not be imagined, however, that these corruptions or heresies, against which it is the duty of Christian criticism ceaselessly to protest, are arbitrary things, or that their number is unlimited. "Outlines of a Philosophy of Religion based on Psychology and History" by Auguste Sabatier
  2. Since Divine favours are believed to be bestowed in a purely arbitrary manner, the fancies of a child left alone in the dark are as good as the deepest intuitions of saint, poet, or philosopher. "Christian Mysticism" by William Ralph Inge
  3. Then it appeared, with the arbitrary effect a ship does give when coming out of overdrive, at a third place a hundred seventy- five thousand miles from the planet. "A Matter of Importance" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
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