casuist

noun
ca·su·ist | \ˈka-zhü-ist, ˈkazh-wist\

Definition of casuist 

: one skilled in or given to casuistry

Other Words from casuist

casuistic \ˌka-zhə-ˈwis-tik \ or casuistical \-ti-kəl \ adjective

First Known Use of casuist

1609, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for casuist

probably from Spanish casuista, from Latin casus fall, chance — more at case

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