indirectness

Definitions of indirectness
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n having the characteristic of lacking a true course toward a goal

Antonyms:
directness, straightness
trueness of course toward a goal
Types:
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allusiveness
a quality characterized by indirect reference
mediacy, mediateness
the quality of being mediate
deviousness, obliqueness
the quality of being oblique and rambling indirectly
discursiveness
the quality of being discursive
Type of:
characteristic
a distinguishing quality

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