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  1. casuistry

    • IPA[ˈkazjʊɪstri]

    英式

    • n.
      the use of clever but unsound reasoning, especially in relation to moral questions; sophistry;the resolving of moral problems by the application of theoretical rules.
    • noun: casuistry, plural noun: casuistries

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. the use of clever but unsound reasoning, especially in relation to moral questions; sophistry the minister is engaging in nothing more or less than casuistry
    • 2. the resolving of moral problems by the application of theoretical rules.
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    • IPA[ˈkaZHo͞oəstrē]

    美式

    • n.
      the use of clever but unsound reasoning, especially in relation to moral questions; sophistry.

    Oxford American Dictionary