deceitfulness


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deceitfulness - the quality of being crafty
disingenuousness - the quality of being disingenuous and lacking candor

deceitfulness

noun
The act or practice of deceiving:
Translations
مُخادَعَه، غِش
nečestnostprolhanost
bedrageriskhed
sviksemi, flærî
düzenbazlıkhilekârlık

deceitfulness

[dɪˈsiːtʃʊlnɪs] Nfalsedad f

deceitfulness

nFalschheit f; (= deceitful acts)Betrügereien pl

deceitfulness

[dɪˈsiːtfulnɪs] nfalsità f inv, disonestà

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-.
References in classic literature ?
And most of all, the deceitfulness; yes, the deceitfulness of intellect.
For that singular craft at times evinced by the Sperm Whale when, sounding with his head in one direction, he nevertheless, while concealed beneath the surface, mills round, and swiftly swims off in the opposite quarter --this deceitfulness of his could not now be in action; for there was no reason to suppose that the fish seen by Tashtego had been in any way alarmed, or indeed knew at all of our vicinity.
This is the hend, is it, of all my bearing with her deceitfulness, her lowness, her falseness, her laying herself out to catch the admiration of vulgar minds, in a way which made me blush for my--for my--'
He omitted the matter of the Prince and the Butteridge aspect of the affair, not out of any deep deceitfulness, but because he felt the inadequacy of his narrative powers.
Making every allowance for the proverbial deceitfulness of appearances, impossible!
Too much over-civilization, and the deceitfulness of riches.
Whether fagged by the three days' running chase, and the resistance to his swimming in the knotted hamper he bore; or whether it was some latent deceitfulness and malice in him: whichever was true, the White Whale's way now began to abate, as it seemed, from the boat so rapidly nearing him once more; though indeed the whale's last start had not been so long a one as before.
Netanyahu's and Mozes's defense has been that these were not serious discussions; each claims to have been attempting to entrap the other in an effort to expose the other's deceitfulness.
Craft also came to mean "vessel" and some may find it interesting that the same word can denote basket weaving, practiced deceitfulness, and off-world travel (a la spacecraft).
During the meeting officials of private Hajj organizers has stated that government deceitfulness was clearly visible in decreasing of Hajj quota.
The vice president has consistently and persistently exhibited traits of disloyalty, disrespect, deceitfulness, and unreliability.
THE Archbishop of Canterbury has used his Christmas Day sermon to reflect on the terrorist atrocities and deceitfulness of "populist leaders" witnessed in 2017.