Definition of Insidiousness

1. Noun. Subtle and cumulative harmfulness (especially of a disease).

Generic synonyms: Harmfulness, Injuriousness
Derivative terms: Insidious



2. Noun. The quality of being designed to entrap.
Generic synonyms: Perfidiousness, Perfidy, Treachery
Derivative terms: Insidious, Insidious

Definition of Insidiousness

1. Noun. A surreptitious harmfulness, quality of entrapment, or treacherousness; the characteristic of being insidious. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Insidiousness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Insidiousness

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insideness
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insider information
insider trading
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insiderism
insiderness
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insidiousness (current term)
insidiousnesses
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insight
insight learning
insightful
insightfully
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insightless
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insignia
insignia of rank
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insignificance

Literary usage of Insidiousness

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1. Our Hawaii by Charmian London (1917)
"... insidiousness, is particularly ardent in Hawaiian skies. PEARL LOCHS, Tuesday, June 6, 1907. Home in our Dream Harbor, after a full week away — for of ..."

2. Four Days in Connemara by Neave (1852)
"insidiousness OF VATICAN CONCLAVE.—LOUIS NAPOLEON. IN the readings to the poor previous to the Sunday service at Clifden, a reference to the Scribes and ..."

3. Sermons on Doctrinal and Moral Subjects by George Washington Montgomery (1850)
"SERMON XL THE insidiousness OF SIN. " And Hazael said, 'but what! is thy servant a dog, that he should do this great thing?' And Elisha-answered, 'the Lord ..."

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