deviousness deviousness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the quality of being oblique and rambling indirectly
  2. (n) the quality of being deceitful and underhanded

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. And if, in addition to being a hyperactive polygamist, the father is an illiterate billionaire, then a certain amount of deviousness, among the older boys, shouldn't surprise us.
  2. His forthrightness is the plain speaking of a non-political person who has no patience for guile and deviousness.
  3. His effectiveness has been blunted by his all-too-familiar penchant for secrecy, gimmickry and deviousness.

News

  • Orange is the New Black trailer promises a 'next level crazy' season two

    House of Cards is probably Netflix's most-discussed original series, but fans of Orange is the New Black would argue it matches Frank Underwood & Co. in both deviousness and quality. As usual, the entire second season will premiere at once on June...
    on April 18, 2014     Source: Engadget

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