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Meaning of ARTFULNESS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the quality of being adroit in taking unfair advantage
 

ARTFULNESS is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Antonyms: artlessness
 
 See Also: cunning, disingenuousness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Art"ful*ness\, n.
The quality of being artful; art; cunning; craft.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: ability, acuteness, address, adeptness, adroitness, affectation, affectedness, airmanship, animal cunning, art, artifice, artificiality, artisanship, artistry, astuteness, bravura, brilliance, cageyness, callidity, canniness, capability, capacity, cleverness, command, competence, control, coordination, craft, craftiness, craftsmanship, credibility gap, cunning, cunningness, deceit, deceitfulness, deftness, deviousness, dexterity, dexterousness, dextrousness, diplomacy, disingenuousness, duplicity, efficiency, euphemism, euphuism, expertise, facility, falseheartedness, falseness, fine Italian hand, finesse, forswearing, foxiness, fraud, furtiveness, gamesmanship, Gongorism, grace, grip, guile, guilefulness, handiness, horsemanship, hyperelegance, hypocrisy, indirection, ingeniousness, ingenuity, insidiousness, insincerity, intrigue, inventiveness, Italian hand, know-how, low cunning, manneredness, mannerism, marksmanship, mastership, mastery, one-upmanship, overelaboration, overelegance, overniceness, overrefinement, pawkiness, perjury, practical ability, preciosity, preciousness, pretentiousness, proficiency, prowess, purism, quickness, readiness, resource, resourcefulness, satanic cunning, savoir-faire, savvy, seamanship, sharp practice, sharpness, shiftiness, shrewdness, skill, skillfulness, slickness, slipperiness, slyness, sneak attack, sneakiness, sophistry, stealth, stealthiness, style, subtility, subtilty, subtleness, subtlety, suppleness, surreptitiousness, tact, tactfulness, technical brilliance, technical mastery, technical skill, technique, timing, treacherousness, trickiness, uncandidness, uncandor, underhandedness, unfrankness, unnaturalness, unsincereness, untruthfulness, virtuosity, wariness, wiles, wiliness, wit, wizardry, workmanship
 

 

 

 

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