Definition of deceptiveness in English:



  • See deceptive

    • ‘The secretiveness and deceptiveness of the patients made the diagnosis difficult for those who were unaware of this tendency.’
    • ‘His response gives an idea of the level of deceptiveness, denial and sheer manipulativeness afflicting mainstream media and politics.’
    • ‘The mere hint of evasion or deceptiveness under oath was just too much for him to handle.’
    • ‘Through Ballard's books, you can trace the development of his thoughts on the deceptiveness of appearances.’
    • ‘Understandably, Miranda is angry with her parents for their implicit deceptiveness and does not forgive them easily.’