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Meaning of INDIRECTNESS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  having the characteristic of lacking a true course toward a goal
 

INDIRECTNESS is a 12 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Antonyms: directness, straightness
 
 See Also: allusiveness, characteristic, deviousness, discursiveness, mediacy, mediateness, obliqueness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`di*rect"ness\, n.
1. The quality or state of being indirect; obliquity;
   deviousness; crookedness.

2. Deviation from an upright or straightforward course;
   unfairness; dishonesty. --W. Montagu.

 

 

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