Definitions

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  • n. the state or quality of being deceptive

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The power or habit of deceiving; tendency or aptness to deceive.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The power of deceiving; tendency or aptness to deceive.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of being deceptive

Etymologies

deceptive +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

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