deontology

noun
de·​on·​tol·​o·​gy | \ ˌdē-ˌän-ˈtä-lə-jē How to pronounce deontology (audio) \

Definition of deontology

: the theory or study of moral obligation

Other Words from deontology

deontological \ ˌdē-​ˌän-​tə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce deontological (audio) \ adjective
deontologist \ ˌdē-​ˌän-​ˈtä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce deontologist (audio) \ noun

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1826, in the meaning defined above

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deontology

noun
de·​on·​tol·​o·​gy | \ ˌdē-ˌän-ˈtäl-ə-jē How to pronounce deontology (audio) \
plural deontologies

Medical Definition of deontology

: the theory or study of moral obligation

Other Words from deontology

deontological \ ˌdē-​ˌänt-​ᵊl-​ˈäj-​i-​kəl How to pronounce deontological (audio) \ adjective
deontologist \ ˌdē-​ˌän-​ˈtäl-​ə-​jəst How to pronounce deontologist (audio) \ noun

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