Definition of opaqueness in US English:

opaqueness

noun

  • See opaque

    • ‘The opaqueness that has been a characteristic barrier to doing business and investing in Japan for many years is gradually being swept away, in favour of what is termed ‘Anglo-Saxon transparency’.’
    • ‘Gather a group of horse-dealers at an auction and you would be disappointed if there were not some complexity and opaqueness.’
    • ‘What followed adds to the complexity and opaqueness of the overall picture.’
    • ‘The universe is complicated enough without our creating even more, and unnecessary, obscurity, obscurantism, and opaqueness, and please, do not confuse relativism with relativity.’
    • ‘These points are not totally lost on the new candidate nations who must weigh economic benefits against the opaqueness and confluence of nationalistic interests within the EU's ‘happy family’ facade.’

Pronunciation

opaqueness

/ōˈpāknəs//oʊˈpeɪknəs/