Definition of Casuistical

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or practicing casuistry. "Overly subtle casuistic reasoning"

Exact synonyms: Casuistic
Partainyms: Casuistry, Casuistry
Derivative terms: Casuistry, Casuist



2. Adjective. Of or relating to the use of ethical principles to resolve moral problems.
Exact synonyms: Casuistic
Partainyms: Casuistry, Casuistry
Derivative terms: Casuistry, Casuist

Definition of Casuistical

1. Adjective. casuistic ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Casuistical

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Casuistical

casualized
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casualizing
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casually
casualness
casualnesses
casuals
casualties
casualty
casualwear
casuarina
casuarinas
casuist
casuistic
casuistical (current term)
casuistically
casuistics
casuistries
casuistry
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casus
casus belli
casus foederis
caswellsilverite
cat's-claw
cat's-ear
cat's-eye
cat's-eye pupil
cat's-eye syndrome

Literary usage of Casuistical

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1. A Theological Dictionary, Containing Definitions of All Religious Terms: A by Charles Buck (1829)
"of pious persons, the lecturers are ap- LECTURES, MORNING,' certain i pointed by the founders, without any casuistical lectures, which were preach- ..."

2. Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and by Henry Hallam (1887)
"We meet here a concourse of volumes occupying no small space in old libraries, — the writings of the casuistical casuists, chiefly within the Romish Church. ..."

3. The Church History of Britain, from the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, James Nichols (1842)
"His Ability in casuistical Divinity. In the afternoon Dr. Cornelius Burgess, as speaker for hi.s party, made a vehement invective against deans and chapters ..."

4. The Home and Foreign Review (1863)
"... and its casuistical decisions by the various experience, social, political, and psychological, with which times and places are ever supplying it." 3. ..."

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