Deceitfulness
Deceitfulness De*ceit"ful*ness, n. 1. The disposition to deceive; as, a man's deceitfulness may be habitual. [1913 Webster]

2. The quality of being deceitful; as, the deceitfulness of a man's practices. [1913 Webster]

3. Tendency to mislead or deceive. ``The deceitfulness of riches.'' --Matt. xiii. 22. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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