Definition of two-facedness in English:



mass noun
  • Insincerity and deceitfulness.

    ‘the complete two-facedness of party members will land them in trouble’
    • ‘With dexterous fingers, and uncanny two-facedness, he had secured my vote.’
    • ‘I don't like it when people are duped by some obvious two-facedness.’
    • ‘This sort of two-facedness extends throughout the film.’
    • ‘Instead, there has been a national shrugging of the shoulders, a stoicism in the face of this rather shabby two-facedness that would have delighted their philosophical forebears.’
    • ‘The two-facedness regarding the growth of science-based industries continues to perplex simple folk like me.’
    • ‘The cardinal sin was insincerity, two-facedness, of appearing to be one thing while actually being another.’
    • ‘Her two-facedness is one of the major plotlines running through the series, so much so that it often overshadows whatever story they're involved with.’
    treachery, duplicity, deceit, perfidiousness, deceitfulness, disloyalty, infidelity, faithlessness, unfaithfulness, betrayal, treason, falseness, falsity, double-dealing, dishonesty, untrustworthiness, breach of trust
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