Synonyms for indirectness
- beating around the bush
- verbal evasion
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INDIRECTNESS
Miriam benignly gazed—it was the perfection of indirectness.
There was nothing apologetic in this man, no indirectness in his method of attack.
Compare his expressiveness, the expressiveness of his indirectness with that of constatation.
We spoke of fear once, though with the indirectness of connection I have mentioned.
But the question is one of directness or indirectness of aim.
Nothing is more characteristic in the "Eikon" than its indirectness.
These beliefs with their correlative ceremonies have a further resemblance to play in the indirectness of their utility.
The indirectness of a rite makes it more mysterious and magical, and that is a recommendation.
Full explanations do not remove from some important transactions in his political life an impression of indirectness.
A forger would not thus, by the indirectness of his claim, have deprived himself of the benefits of his forgery.