Definition of Guilefulness

1. Noun. The quality of being guileful; cunning or deceit. ¹



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Definition of Guilefulness

1. [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Guilefulness

guildless
guildmate
guildmates
guildries
guildry
guilds
guildship
guildships
guildsman
guildsmen
guile
guiled
guileful
guilefull
guilefully
guilefulness (current term)
guilefulnesses
guileless
guilelessly
guilelessness
guilelessnesses
guiler
guilers
guiles
guiling
guillemet
guillemets
guilleminite
guillemot
guillemots

Literary usage of Guilefulness

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1. The Odyssey of Homer by Homer, William Morris (1887)
"Thou hard one, shifty of rede, guile-greedy, nought wouldst thou From thy guilefulness refrain thee, nay not in thine own land now, And thy words of sly ..."

2. An English Garner: Ingatherings from Our History and Literature by Edward Arber (1895)
"Have I not offered, Evening, and at Prime, My sighs, my Psalms of invocations ? " What be men's sighs but cauls of guilefulness ? " " They shew, dear Love ..."

3. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"guilefulness, (gile'-ful-nes) ni Secret treachery ; tricking cunning. GUILELESS, (gile'-Ics) a. Free from deceit ; void of insidiousness ; simply honest. ..."

4. Elizabethan Sonnets by Sidney Lee (1904)
"Have I not offered, Evening, and at Prime, My sighs, my Psalms of invocations ? " What be men's sighs but cauls of guilefulness ? " " They shew, dear Love ..."

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