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See definition of casuistical on Dictionary.com
  • as inevasive
  • as inmisleading

synonyms for casuistical

  • ambiguous
  • cagey
  • deceptive
  • false
  • misleading
  • unclear
  • vague
  • casuistic
  • cunning
  • devious
  • dissembling
  • elusive
  • elusory
  • equivocating
  • fugitive
  • greasy
  • indirect
  • intangible
  • lying
  • oblique
  • prevaricating
  • shifty
  • shuffling
  • slippery
  • sly
  • sophistical
  • stonewalling
  • ambiguous
  • deceitful
  • disingenuous
  • evasive
  • false
  • inaccurate
  • puzzling
  • wrong
  • beguiling
  • bewildering
  • confounding
  • deceiving
  • deluding
  • distracting
  • perplexing
  • catchy
  • delusive
  • delusory
  • demagogic
  • fallacious
  • sophistical
  • specious
  • spurious
  • tricky

antonyms for casuistical

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

It is entirely free from all casuistical crotchets and distinctions without a difference.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWSTHOMAS CHARLES EDWARDS
He demanded of the casuistical complainers: "Why do ye also transgress the commandment of God by your tradition?"
THE VITALITY OF MORMONISM--BRIEF ESSAYSJAMES E. TALMAGE
His real reason is explained in a long comparison between the 'simple-minded' or 'sympathetic' and the 'casuistical' man.
THE LIFE OF SIR JAMES FITZJAMES STEPHEN, BART., K.C.S.I.SIR LESLIE STEPHEN
He is an elderly man with a kind manner; type of the eighteenth century casuistical parson.
THREE PLAYS BY GRANVILLE-BARKERHARLEY GRANVILLE-BARKER
The article makes no attempt to give a detailed, casuistical examination of the matter of ethical theory.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 7VARIOUS
We talked of the casuistical question, Whether it was allowable at any time to depart from Truth?
LIFE OF JOHNSON, VOLUME 4 (OF 6)BOSWELL
But certain casuistical questions arise in connection with this command.
THE MORAL INSTRUCTION OF CHILDRENFELIX ADLER
Discuss the following casuistical case: A child is lying on the railroad track and a locomotive is rapidly approaching.
THE MORAL INSTRUCTION OF CHILDRENFELIX ADLER
It has the casuistical subtlety which the over-developed conscience of the Christian Church encouraged.
THE POETRY OF ROBERT BROWNINGSTOPFORD A. BROOKE
He would never compromise or palter with the truth, either by way of suppression, or exaggeration, or casuistical refinement.
WAR LETTERS OF A PUBLIC-SCHOOL BOYPAUL JONES.
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WORDS RELATED TO CASUISTICAL

  • 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.