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Definition of the noun evasiveness

What does evasiveness mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: evasivenesses

  1. intentionally vague or ambiguous

Alternative definition of the noun evasiveness


  1. The quality of being evasive.

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Google previewThe Anger Workbook (2012)

An Interactive Guide to Anger Management by Les Carter, Frank B. Minirth

Evasiveness is a deliberate deception of others. When we act evasively, we are specifically choosing to avoid the responsibility of meeting problems head on. We assume that open conflicts or confrontations would be uncomfortable. Examples ...

Google previewDeadly Cults (2003)

The Crimes of True Believers by Robert L. Snow

Evasiveness is a strong clue that the group is a cult. If you find your questions either put off or unanswered, there is something the group doesn't want you to know. You shouldn't be afraid to ask direct questions of anyone who invites you to a ...

Google previewFluid Flesh (2009)

The Body, Religion and the Visual Arts by Barbara Baert

Evasiveness is a commonplace in the art world. The Ninth Hour is ...

Google previewThe Ultimate Dictionary of Dream Language (2013)

by Briceida Ryan


Google previewThe Dictionary of Family Psychology and Family Therapy (1993)

by S. Richard Sauber

evasiveness 133 rocate the increase, but rather terminates the exchange. In doing so, that person becomes the “victim.” At this point, the mechanism of negative reinforcement operates to increase the likelihood that, in future exchanges, the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2010)

The Classic First Edition by H. W. Fowler

evasion, evasiveness. The latter is a quality ...

Google previewSimiles Dictionary (2013)

by Elyse Sommer


Google previewThe phonographic dictionary (1883)

Containing the reporting outlines for upward of thirty thousand words ... by Benn Pitman, Jerome Bird Howard

Evanescent Evangelic [Evangelically Evangeline Evangelist Evangelization [ Evangelize Evanxelized Evangelizing Evans Evansviile Evaporate Evaporation Evasion Evasive Evasively Evasiveness Eve Eveline Even Evened Evening Evenly ...

Google previewThe New American Dream Dictionary (2006)

The Complete Language of Dreams in Easy-To-Understand Form by Joan Seaman, Tom Philbin

evasiveness, attempts at deception. zinc 1. achievement—usually in business affairs, often personal goals. 2. energetic pursuits ...

Google previewThe rhymers' lexicon (1971)

by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury

entertainingness equal ness essentialness estrangedness evasiveness everlastingness exaltedness exceptiousness excessiveness exclusiveness excursiveness expansiveness expeditiousness expensiveness explicitness expresslveness ...

Google previewFowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2015)

by Henry Watson Fowler, Jeremy Butterfield

evasion, evasiveness. Evasiveness is the quality a person ...

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Video shows what evasiveness means. The quality of being evasive.. Evasiveness Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say ...

Scrabble value of E1V4A1S1I1V4E1N1E1S1S1

The value of this 11-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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