deontic

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δέον (déon, what is right); compare deontology.

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deontic (comparative more deontic, superlative most deontic)

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

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  • deontic at OneLook Dictionary Search

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