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noun as in crookedness


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Nor yet with sufficient distinctness the sense of tortuousness, so strongly brought out in some of its derivatives.

The tortuousness of the route must have made the journey twice as long as it need have been with a little more careful selection.

His mind occupied itself at first chiefly with the tortuousness and weakness of his own character.

The meticulous tortuousness of family life struck Mr. Twist with a sudden great impatience.

Probably upon the whole the sense of tortuousness is that which should be recognized.

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On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tortuousness, such as: coil, complexity, contortion, curlicue, gyration, and helix.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.