or cas·u·is·ti·cal

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


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

Origin of casuistic

First recorded in 1650–60; casuist + -ic
Related formscas·u·is·ti·cal·ly, adverbnon·cas·u·is·tic, adjectivenon·cas·u·is·ti·cal, adjectivenon·cas·u·is·ti·cal·ly, adverbo·ver·cas·u·is·tic, adjectiveo·ver·cas·u·is·ti·cal, adjectiveo·ver·cas·u·is·ti·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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