deceitful


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de·ceit·ful

 (dĭ-sēt′fəl)
adj.
1. Given to cheating or deceiving.
2. Deliberately misleading; deceptive. See Synonyms at dishonest.

de·ceit′ful·ly adv.
de·ceit′ful·ness n.

deceitful

(dɪˈsiːtfʊl)
adj
full of deceit
deˈceitfully adv
deˈceitfulness n

de•ceit•ful

(dɪˈsit fəl)

adj.
1. given to deceiving.
2. intended to deceive; misleading: a deceitful action.
[1400–50]
de•ceit′ful•ly, adv.
de•ceit′ful•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.deceitful - intended to deceive; "deceitful advertising"; "fallacious testimony"; "smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice" - S.T.Coleridge; "a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes"
dishonest, dishonorable - deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive
2.deceitful - marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of anotherdeceitful - marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another; "she was a deceitful scheming little thing"- Israel Zangwill; "a double-dealing double agent"; "a double-faced infernal traitor and schemer"- W.M.Thackeray
dishonest, dishonorable - deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive

deceitful

deceitful

adjective
Given to or marked by deliberate concealment or misrepresentation of the truth:
Translations
مُخادِع، غَشّاش
prolhaný
bedragerisk
fláráîur
goljufiv

deceitful

[dɪˈsiːtfʊl] ADJ [person] → falso; [child] → mentiroso; [statement, behaviour] → engañoso

deceitful

[dɪˈsiːtfʊl] adjtrompeur/euse

deceitful

deceitful

[dɪˈsiːtfʊl] adj (person) → falso/a, disonesto/a; (words, behaviour) → menzognero/a, ingannatore/trice

deceit

(diˈsiːt) noun
(an act of) deceiving. She was too honest to be capable of deceit.
deˈceitful adjective
deceiving or insincere. She's such a deceitful child!
deˈceitfully adverb
deˈceitfulness noun

deceit is spelt with -ei-.

deceitful

a. traicionero-a, engañador-a;
___ sicknessenfermedad ___.
References in classic literature ?
When peace was proclaimed, his deceitful conduct was apparent to both combatants.
Appearances are deceitful," replied the Zebra, smiling in the consciousness of a more insupportable wit, "or I should have to think that you had come out of the Legislature.
Shed down a kindly ray from above upon my life, and strength of war, that I may be able to drive away bitter cowardice from my head and crush down the deceitful impulses of my soul.
These are the deceitful contrivances of oligarchical legislators.
Thus one who is skillful at keeping the enemy on the move maintains deceitful appearances, according to which the enemy will act.
Mrs Deborah approved all these sentiments, and the dialogue concluded with a general and bitter invective against beauty, and with many compassionate considerations for all honest plain girls who are deluded by the wicked arts of deceitful men.
sharp becometh the soul of such prisoners, but also deceitful and wicked.
O, it is not in me, and I am not that deceitful woman you think me
Indeed, I can see no reason, but the most deceitful one, for calling the religion of this land Christianity.
I'll stand by her--I'll own her--for all she's been deceitful.
Hair is deceitful and noses and eyes change, and you cannot tell what is going to come of them, but ears is ears from start to finish, and you always know where you are with them.
But she wouldn't be deceitful, and she did a fine thing.