See deontological.

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  • deontologist — noun see deontology …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • deontologist — noun A philosopher or other thinker who advocates or employs a deontological approach to ethics …   Wiktionary

  • deontologist — de·on·tol·o·gist …   English syllables

  • deontologist — (ˌ)dēˌän.ˈtäləjə̇st noun 1. : a specialist in deontology 2. : a philosopher advocating a deontological theory of ethics contrasted with axiologist …   Useful english dictionary

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  • deontology — noun Date: 1826 the theory or study of moral obligation • deontological adjective • deontologist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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