Adjective "casuistic" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/kazjʊˈɪstɪk//kaʒjʊˈɪstɪk/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'She thus tries to cover herself with a casuistic distinction that breaks down the moment you try to analyse what she means.'
  2. 'The students seem drawn to its clarity and concreteness, and there is no shortage of casuistic questions concerning its intricacies.'

Definitions

1. pertaining to casuists or casuistry.

2. oversubtle; intellectually dishonest; sophistical: casuistic distinctions.

More examples(as adjective)

"types can be casuistic."