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casuistic

[ kazh-oo-is-tik ]
/ ˌkæʒ uˈɪs tɪk /
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adjective
pertaining to casuists or casuistry.
oversubtle; intellectually dishonest; sophistical: casuistic distinctions.
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Also cas·u·is·ti·cal [kazh-oo-is-ti-kuhl] /ˌkæʒ uˈɪs tɪ kəl/ .

Origin of casuistic

First recorded in 1650–60; casuist + -ic

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