Definition of Deontic

1. Adjective. (context: ethics linguistics) Pertaining to necessity, duty or obligation, or expressions conveying this. ¹

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Definition of Deontic

1. pertaining to moral obligation [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deontic

deodorizers
deodorizes
deodorizing
deodourant
deodourisation
deodourise
deodourised
deodourises
deodourising
deodourization
deodourize
deoil
deoiled
deoiling
deoils
deontic (current term)
deontic logic
deontics
deontological
deontologically
deontologies
deontologist
deontologists
deontology
deonym
deonyms
deop
deoperculate
deopped
deoppilate

Literary usage of Deontic

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1. The Legitimacy of International Organizations by Jean-Marc Coicaud (2001)
"... seems to provide a more apt model for our deliberations than the usual models of inference developed by either consequentialist or deontic theories. ..."

2. Isis and Osiris, Or, The Origin of Christianity as a Verification of an by John Stuart Stuart Glennie (1878)
"For a science of Passions is certainly the true foundation of the science of Duties and of Eights.5 With reference to deontic, I need here only remark that ..."

3. National Computer Security Conference, 1993 (16th) Proceedings: Information by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"A TV => O "0" represents the "obligation" -operator of deontic logic. The meaning of this expression of obligation logic is analogous to the respective ..."

4. A Pragmatic Legal Expert System by James Popple (1996)
"ALLEN, Layman Edward 1982, “Towards a normalized language to clarify the structure of legal discourse”, in deontic Logic, Computational Linguistics and ..."

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