deontology

noun
de·on·tol·o·gy | \ˌdē-ˌän-ˈtä-lə-jē \

Definition of deontology 

: the theory or study of moral obligation

Other Words from deontology

deontological \ˌdē-ˌän-tə-ˈlä-ji-kəl \ adjective
deontologist \ˌdē-ˌän-ˈtä-lə-jist \ 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 \
plural deontologies

Medical Definition of deontology 

: the theory or study of moral obligation

Other Words from deontology

deontological \ˌdē-ˌänt-ᵊl-ˈäj-i-kəl \ adjective
deontologist \ˌdē-ˌän-ˈtäl-ə-jəst \ noun

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