indirectness
noun see indirect

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Indirectness — In di*rect ness, n. 1. The quality or state of being indirect; obliquity; deviousness; crookedness. [1913 Webster] 2. Deviation from an upright or straightforward course; unfairness; dishonesty. W. Montagu. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • indirectness — index deception Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • indirectness — indirect ► ADJECTIVE 1) not direct. 2) (of costs) deriving from overhead charges or subsidiary work. 3) (of taxation) levied on goods and services rather than income or profits. DERIVATIVES indirection noun indirectly adverb indirectness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • indirectness — See indirectly. * * * …   Universalium

  • indirectness — noun The condition of being indirect …   Wiktionary

  • indirectness — in·di rect·ness || ‚ɪndɪrektnɪs , daɪ n. lack of directness, circuitousness; deviousness, deceitfulness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • indirectness — in·directness …   English syllables

  • indirectness — noun having the characteristic of lacking a true course toward a goal • Ant: ↑directness • Derivationally related forms: ↑indirect • Hypernyms: ↑characteristic • Hyponyms: ↑allusiveness, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • circuity of action — Indirectness of remedy to be attained by unnecessary litigation …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Spanish pronouns — Spanish language …   Wikipedia

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