Casuist meaning

kăzho͝o-ĭst
A person who is expert in or given to casuistry.
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A person expert in, or inclined to resort to, casuistry.
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(ethics) A person who resolves cases of conscience or moral duty.
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Someone who attempts to specify exact and precise rules for the direction of every circumstance of behavior.
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One who is skilled in, or given to, casuistry.
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Origin of casuist

  • French casuiste from Spanish casuista from Latin cāsus case case1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French casuiste, from Spanish casuista, from Latin casus (“case”)

    From Wiktionary