Definition of Indirectnesses

1. Noun. (plural of indirectness) ¹

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Definition of Indirectnesses

1. indirectness [n] - See also: indirectness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Indirectnesses

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indirect request
indirect retainer
indirect retention
indirect speech
indirect tax
indirect technique
indirect transfusion
indirect transmission
indirect vision
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indirection
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indirectly
indirectness
indirectnesses (current term)
indiretin
indirubin
indiscernibility
indiscernibility of identicals
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indiscoverable
indiscovery
indiscreet
indiscreetly

Literary usage of Indirectnesses

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1. Journal of Theological Studies (1903)
"But I think we should consider that the phraseology of L, with its Hebraisms, its parallelism, and its indirectnesses, is the more likely to be correct in ..."

2. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"... indirectnesses, beatings about the bush. From you I shall not meet with . . . the depreciating ..."

3. Selections from the Literature of Theism by Alfred Caldecott, Hugh Ross Mackintosh (1904)
"The trivialities, the blemishes, and the indirectnesses which abound in Nature made them feel an objection to bringing the Divine Being into direct contact ..."

4. English Style in Public Discourse with Special Reference to the Usages of by Austin Phelps (1883)
"A juvenile discourse is often of similar character, filled here and there with irrelevances, indirectnesses, objectless paragraphs, ..."

5. The German Soul in Its Attitude Towards Ethics and Christianity, the State by Friedrich Hügel (1916)
"... the several levels and ranges of our human life even here, although it can do this only by various mitigations, compounds, indirectnesses, compromises. ..."

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