The definition of casuistry is the use of morals or beliefs in decisions of right and wrong in order to reach or rationalize a solution.(noun)
An example of casuistry is a Buddhist believing that something bad is happening to him because the universe is balancing his karmic debt.
See casuistry in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. casuistries
Origin: casuist + -ry
See casuistry in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. ca·su·ist·ries
Origin: From casuist.
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