Definition of Deceitfulness

1. Noun. The quality of being crafty.

Exact synonyms: Craftiness, Guile
Generic synonyms: Disingenuousness
Derivative terms: Deceitful, Deceitful



Definition of Deceitfulness

1. n. The disposition to deceive; as, a man's deceitfulness may be habitual.

Definition of Deceitfulness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being deceitful. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Deceitfulness

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Literary usage of Deceitfulness

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1. The Works of John Owen by John Owen (1826)
"How the mind is drawn off from its duty oy the deceitfulness of sin. The principal duties of the mind in our obedience. The ways and means whereby it is ..."

2. The Works of Nathanael Emmons: With a Memoir of His Life by Nathanael Emmons (1842)
"The prophet plainly supposes that the wickedness of their hearts is the ground of their deceitfulness; and their deceitfulness is the ground of the ..."

3. Sermons on Several Occasions by John Wesley (1836)
"The deceitfulness of the Human Heart. " The heart of man is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked : who can know it?" Jer. xvii, 9. 1. ..."

4. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor by Jeremy Taylor, Charles Page Eden, Reginald Heber, Alexander Taylor (1850)
"THE deceitfulness OF THE HEART. JEREMY xvn. 9. The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately ..."

5. The History of Ancient Greece: Its Colonies and Conquests, from the Earliest by John Gillies (1843)
"... and would grievously suffer for their folly, in preferring to the proposals of certain and immediate safety, the deceitfulness of hope, the «stability ..."

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