deceptiveness


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de·cep·tive

 (dĭ-sĕp′tĭv)
adj.
Deceiving or tending to deceive: a deceptive advertisement.

de·cep′tive·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deceptiveness - the quality of being deceptive
dishonesty - the quality of being dishonest
meretriciousness, speciousness - an appearance of truth that is false or deceptive; seeming plausibility; "the speciousness of his argument"
Translations

deceptiveness

[dɪˈseptɪvnɪs] Ncarácter m engañoso

deceptiveness

nTäuschende(s) nt; the deceptiveness of the effects of perspectivedie trügerischen Effekte der Perspektive; beware of the deceptiveness of statisticsVorsicht, Statistiken sind irreführend

deceptiveness

[dɪˈsɛptɪvnɪs] ncarattere m ingannevole; (deliberate) → carattere infido
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18 -- Never in the history of politics, in the Seventy years of Independence, have we come across such double-dealing and hypocrisy 'Marked' by deliberate deceptiveness pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another.
The answer is for those with ears to hear and hearts to feel as well: The energy levels at these protests were high indeed, animated by the so-called millennial generation's abhorrence at the deceptiveness, the unbecoming stealthiness, of the burial.
In addition to the courage of the lion, Machiavelli also extolled the strategic deceptiveness of the fox.
But for all its playful deceptiveness, his work is full of complex, socially conscious ideas.
This stands in stark contrast to a deceptiveness refusal, where the misdescription need not be material to the purchaser's purchasing decision.
Yet it's as if he's attempting a Jedi mind-trick on supporters - who are supposed to end up cursing the deceptiveness of their own eyes.
What is remarkable here about Wittgenstein's observation on Shakespeare is his suggestion of deceptiveness within the Shakespeare cult, similar to Tolstoy's in its wording.
Part 2 traces the development of a gay normality fitting into neoliberalism in recent history, including the deceptiveness of recent gains in legal rights at the cost of increased gender conformity.
Thus, the meanings of the story may not lie within the trickster, but in his or her acts and the prospect of additional deceptiveness that they may foster.
93) and were informed that the study was part of an investigation of people's truthfulness and deceptiveness.