noun, plural cas·u·ist·ries.
- casualty insurance,
- casus belli,
- cat and mouse,
- cat brier,
- cat burglar
Origin of casuistry
Examples from the Web for casuistry
The responses were telling in their casuistry, their amorality, their evasiveness.
These questions will not be easily dodged; nor will the faithful be placated by casuistry or platitudes.
Casuistry, or even law, would have absolved him easily; an oath taken under duresse is of no avail.Alfred Tennyson|Andrew Lang
Shall we resort to the method that once brought such disrepute upon the whole business of ethics: Casuistry?Reconstruction in Philosophy|John Dewey
Their thefts can be justified only by that casuistry which holds stealing the relics of saints for a pious fraud.The Library and Society|Various
The church was crowded, to hear a man whom a great many there believed capable of almost any form of casuistry and sly dealing.A Lost Cause|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
The rush of thought, the casuistry, the intensity of the preceding poem, is all hushed and silent here.The Browning Cyclopdia|Edward Berdoe