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ca·su·is·tic

 (kăzh′o͞o-ĭs′tĭk) also ca·su·is·ti·cal (-tĭ-kəl)
adj.
Of or relating to casuists or casuistry.

ca′su·is′ti·cal·ly adv.
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cas•u•is•tic

(ˌkæʒ uˈɪs tɪk)

also cas`u•is′ti•cal,



adj.
1. pertaining to casuists or casuistry.
2. oversubtle; intellectually dishonest; sophistical.
[1650–60]
cas`u•is′ti•cal•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.casuistic - of or relating to or practicing casuistry; "overly subtle casuistic reasoning"
2.casuistic - of or relating to the use of ethical principles to resolve moral problems
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