casuistic

or cas·u·is·ti·cal

[kazh-oo-is-tik or kazh-oo-is-ti-kuh l]

adjective

pertaining to casuists or casuistry.
oversubtle; intellectually dishonest; sophistical: casuistic distinctions.

Nearby words

  1. casualty,
  2. casualty insurance,
  3. casualwear,
  4. casuarina,
  5. casuist,
  6. casuistry,
  7. casus belli,
  8. cat,
  9. cat and mouse,
  10. cat brier

Origin of casuistic

First recorded in 1650–60; casuist + -ic

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