covertness
noun see covert I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Covertness — Cov ert*ness (k?v ?rt n?s), n. Secrecy; privacy. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • covertness — See covertly. * * * …   Universalium

  • covertness — noun The characteristic of being covert …   Wiktionary

  • covertness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The habit, practice, or policy of keeping secrets: clandestineness, clandestinity, concealment, huggermugger, huggermuggery, secrecy, secretiveness, secretness. See SHOW …   English dictionary for students

  • covertness — n. secretness, confidentiality; concealment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • covertness — co·vert·ness …   English syllables

  • covertness — noun the state of being covert and hidden • Syn: ↑hiddenness • Derivationally related forms: ↑covert • Hypernyms: ↑privacy, ↑privateness, ↑secrecy, ↑concealment …   Useful english dictionary

  • Covert mission — A covert mission is an action taken, normally as part of a covert operation, that is so planned and executed as to conceal the identity of the sponsor.From The U.S. Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms Joint… …   Wikipedia

  • secrecy — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. concealment, confidence, hiding, seclusion, privacy, retirement, solitude, mystery, dark, darkness, isolation, reticence, stealth, surreptitiousness. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. concealment, covertness, confidentiality …   English dictionary for students

  • hiddenness — noun the state of being covert and hidden • Syn: ↑covertness • Derivationally related forms: ↑covert (for: ↑covertness) • Hypernyms: ↑privacy, ↑privateness, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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