Definitions for casuisticˌkæʒ uˈɪs tɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cas•u•is•ticˌkæʒ uˈɪs tɪk(adj.)

also cas`u•is′ti•cal

  1. pertaining to casuists or casuistry.

    Category: Philosphy

  2. oversubtle; intellectually dishonest; sophistical.

    Category: Philosphy

Origin of casuistic:

1650–60

cas`u•is′ti•cal•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. casuistic, casuistical(adj)

    of or relating to or practicing casuistry

    "overly subtle casuistic reasoning"

  2. casuistic, casuistical(adj)

    of or relating to the use of ethical principles to resolve moral problems

Wiktionary

  1. casuistic(Adjective)

    Relating to casuistry (attempts to solve moral dilemmas by applying general rules).

  2. casuistic(Adjective)

    Overly subtle, hair-splitting.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Casuistic(adj)

    alt. of Casuistieal

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