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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -casuistry-, *casuistry*
English-Thai: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
casuistry[N] การใช้เหตุผลเพื่อทำให้เชื่ออย่างผิดๆ (คำไม่เป็นทางการ)

English-Thai: HOPE Dictionary [with local updates]
casuistry(แคซ'ซูอิสทรี) n. การใช้หลักศีลธรรมจรรยาในการตัดสินปัญหา,การใช้หลักศีลธรรมจรรยาที่ผิด,การเล่นสำนวนโวหาร,การเล่นลิ้น

Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (pronunciation guide only)
casuistry    (n) (k a1 z y u i s t r ii)

Japanese-English: EDICT Dictionary
こじつけ[, kojitsuke] (n,adj-no) distortion; stretch; strained interpretation; technicality; casuistry; sophistry [Add to Longdo]

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Casuistry \Cas"u*ist*ry\, a.
     1. The science or doctrine of dealing with cases of
        conscience, of resolving questions of right or wrong in
        conduct, or determining the lawfulness or unlawfulness of
        what a man may do by rules and principles drawn from the
        Scriptures, from the laws of society or the church, or
        from equity and natural reason; the application of general
        moral rules to particular cases.
        [1913 Webster]
              The consideration of these nice and puzzling
              question in the science of ethics has given rise, in
              modern times, to a particular department of it,
              distinguished by the title of casuistry. --Stewart.
        [1913 Webster]
              Casuistry in the science of cases (i.e., oblique
              deflections from the general rule).   --De Quincey.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Sophistical, equivocal, or false reasoning or teaching in
        regard to duties, obligations, and morals.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: argumentation that is specious or excessively subtle and
           intended to be misleading
      2: moral philosophy based on the application of general ethical
         principles to resolve moral dilemmas

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