obliqueness

NOUN
  1. the quality of being oblique and rambling indirectly
  2. the property of being neither parallel nor perpendicular, but at a slanting angle
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How To Use obliqueness In A Sentence

  • Charmed by his obliqueness - ‘doing’ and ‘getting’ as euphemisms for fundraising and boondoggling - I told him the name of my book.
  • When they lack force, tyrannical natures are characterized by simulation and their behaviour by obliqueness.
  • If you can stand the obliqueness, the allusiveness and the tension-inducing pace, you are in for an experience that is disturbing, revelatory and poetic.
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