allusiveness allusiveness


  • (n) a quality characterized by indirect reference


  1. Numbers lack the allusiveness of words, their reverberations, their playfulness how they rub up against one another and transform themselves.
  2. All this allusiveness nearly swamps Rosales' story.
  3. Some of the rich allusiveness of Lowry's prose may lave been lost in the process, but much has been gained in the way of clear meaning and emotional immediacy.
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/ɛn ˈdʒɛn dər /