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Definition of "illusiveness" [il•lu•sive•ness]

  • The quality of being illusive; deceptiveness; false show. (noun)

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Use "illusiveness" in a sentence
  • "I can see how its suggestiveness, its illusiveness, its density and its slow pace could frustrate some readers."
  • "To me it sums up the illusiveness of happiness, a subject that, as Daniel Finkelstein states in this morning's Times, has exercised a legion of philosophers, Aristotle among them."
  • "In that light the figure seated in a silver, throne-like chair before him seemed unreal and fantastic, with an illusiveness of outline that was heightened by a filmy silken robe."