deontic

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EtymologyEdit

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

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AdjectiveEdit

deontic (comparative more deontic, superlative most deontic)

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

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Last modified on 6 October 2013, at 22:52