noun see furtive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • furtiveness — index bad faith, concealment, deceit, dishonesty, fraud, improbity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • furtiveness — furtive ► ADJECTIVE ▪ characterized by guilty or evasive secrecy; stealthy. DERIVATIVES furtively adverb furtiveness noun. ORIGIN Latin furtivus, from furtum theft …   English terms dictionary

  • furtiveness — See furtively. * * * …   Universalium

  • furtiveness — noun The quality of being furtive …   Wiktionary

  • furtiveness — Synonyms and related words: artfulness, clandestine behavior, clandestinity, covertness, craft, cunning, deceit, deceitfulness, duplicity, falseheartedness, falseness, guile, hypocrisy, indirection, insidiousness, prowl, prowling, shiftiness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • furtiveness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The act of proceeding slowly, deliberately, and secretly to escape observation: slinkiness, sneakiness, stealth, stealthiness. See MOVE …   English dictionary for students

  • furtiveness — fur·tive·ness || fÉœrtɪvnɪs / fɜːt n. elusiveness, sneakiness; craftiness, slyness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • furtiveness — fur·tive·ness …   English syllables

  • furtiveness — See: furtive …   English dictionary

  • furtiveness — noun a disposition to be sly and stealthy and to do things surreptitiously • Syn: ↑sneakiness, ↑stealthiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑stealthy (for: ↑stealthiness), ↑sneaky ( …   Useful english dictionary

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