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duplicitousness

Line breaks: du¦pli¦ci|tous|ness
Pronunciation: /djuːˈplɪsɪtəsnəs
 
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Definition of duplicitousness in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The quality of being duplicitous; deceitfulness: he realizes the duplicitousness of his superiors' dealings
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  • The party leadership's sometimes duplicitousness and slipperiness on the issue of Europe is what will cost us our place in the EU.
  • Using the word trickery implies duplicitousness on Nature's part.
  • What the writer is trying to do is so simple in its moral duplicitousness that it deserves no polite reply.

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