Definition of deceitful in English:

deceitful

Syllabification: de·ceit·ful
Pronunciation: /diˈsētfəl
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

deceitfully

adverb
More example sentences
  • When only 40,000 people showed up for the anti-gun Million-Mom March a few years ago, the mainstream media deceitfully reported an estimated attendance of 750,000.
  • So long as they don't act dishonestly or deceitfully, and so long as they don't violate some specific law, people living in our society are still free to conduct their affairs any which way they please.
  • Zhuu accused the hospital of deceitfully undertaking unnecessary examinations and prescribing expensive medicines just to make a bigger profit.

deceitfulness

noun
More example sentences
  • Despite her deceitfulness and fraudulent behaviour, you want her to succeed.
  • You are basically endorsing his deceitfulness if you continue this friendship.
  • You should be ashamed of yourselves at displaying your deceitfulness and ignorance.

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