indirectness indirectness

Definition(s):

  • (n) having the characteristic of lacking a true course toward a goal

Usage(s):

  1. The normal assumption about such indirectness would be that the group is hiding something, and filthy lucre is a staple of the Opus myth.
  2. His indirectness and liking for allusion coexist with something akin to physical rage: the body parts in his paintings speak of dismemberment, not mere anatomy.
  3. Marguerite Duras's Hiroshima, Mon Amour might also be judged an exception to the indirectness of the period.
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