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- 1. probabilism, casuistry
- usage: a Roman Catholic system of casuistry that when expert opinions differ an actor can follow any solidly probable opinion that he wishes even though some different opinion might be more probable
- 2. probabilism, philosophical doctrine, philosophical theory
- usage: (philosophy) the doctrine that (since certainty is unattainable) probability is a sufficient basis for belief and action
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