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See definition of casuistic on Dictionary.com
  • as inevasive
  • as infalse
  • as inillogical
  • as inquibbling
  • as inspecious
  • as inunscrupulous

synonyms for casuistic

  • ambiguous
  • cagey
  • deceptive
  • false
  • misleading
  • unclear
  • vague
  • casuistical
  • cunning
  • devious
  • dissembling
  • elusive
  • elusory
  • equivocating
  • fugitive
  • greasy
  • indirect
  • intangible
  • lying
  • oblique
  • prevaricating
  • shifty
  • shuffling
  • slippery
  • sly
  • sophistical
  • stonewalling
  • caviling
  • captious
  • elusive
  • evasive
  • hairsplitting
  • prevaricative
  • sophistic
  • sophistical

antonyms for casuistic

MOST RELEVANT
  • clear
  • definite
  • honest
  • truthful
  • direct
  • forthright
  • ready
  • straight
  • straightforward
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    How to use casuistic in a sentence

    The Jansenists, however, endeavored to meet the Papal condemnation with casuistic subtlety.
    THE WAR UPON RELIGIONREV. FRANCIS A. CUNNINGHAM
    It could not be discussed without that admixture of legality and ethics which delights a casuistic intellect.
    THE LIFE OF WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE, VOL. 1 (OF 3)JOHN MORLEY
    The casuistic sophistry of the canonical legists in deducing these war theories from the Koran is altogether futile.
    A CRITICAL EXPOSITION OF THE POPULAR 'JIHD'MOULAVI GERGH ALI
    But as the verse is not a legal command, we condemn at once the casuistic sophistry of the legists.
    A CRITICAL EXPOSITION OF THE POPULAR 'JIHD'MOULAVI GERGH ALI
    A casuistic proceeding was necessary as well as a firm union of the bishops as pillars of the Church.
    HISTORY OF DOGMA, VOLUME 2 (OF 7)ADOLPH HARNACK
    I was sure of Alisanda's constancy, and yet did not know what pressure their casuistic minds might bring to bear against her will.
    A VOLUNTEER WITH PIKEROBERT AMES BENNET
    The theory, casuistic and subtle, appealed momentarily to a society that had no theories at all.
    HISTORIA AMORIS: A HISTORY OF LOVE, ANCIENT AND MODERNEDGAR SALTUS
    On the other, practical mysticism, cherished into strength by a disgusting system of casuistic ethics.
    HISTORY OF RATIONALISM EMBRACING A SURVEY OF THE PRESENT STATE OF PROTESTANT THEOLOGYJOHN F. HURST
    In fact the casuistic Elihu casts no light whatever on the situation.
    DEMONOLOGY AND DEVIL-LOREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
    It produces not only a full casuistic but seeks to give some explanation aside from a reference to neurology.
    SLEEP WALKING AND MOON WALKINGISIDOR ISAAK SADGER
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    WORDS RELATED TO CASUISTIC

    • ambiguous
    • cagey
    • casuistic
    • casuistical
    • cunning
    • deceptive
    • devious
    • dissembling
    • elusive
    • elusory
    • equivocating
    • false
    • fugitive
    • greasy
    • indirect
    • intangible
    • lying
    • misleading
    • oblique
    • prevaricating
    • shifty
    • shuffling
    • slippery
    • sly
    • sophistical
    • stonewalling
    • unclear
    • vague
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.