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Definition of "deviousness" [deviousness]

  • The characteristic of being devious; sneakiness; underhandedness. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "deviousness" in a sentence
  • "Any one with a ounce of political deviousness is going to capitalize on those feelings by making the same statements as Mahoney."
  • "Just one of the many testaments to their nigh unconquerable deviousness is the endless variety of “squirrel-proof bird feeders” (probably the biggest oxymoron in the English language — right up there with a “Light Twinkie” and, if you really think about it, “Sustainable Development”)."
  • "Parliamentary report finds Government minister's use FOI laws for 'deviousness' NEARLY half of"