Definition of doubleness in English:

doubleness

noun

See double

  • ‘The doubleness of these technologies-their potential for both documentary ‘truth’ and optical illusion-served to highlight the epistemological problems of realism.’
  • ‘In any case, the doubleness of human nature, the interior struggle, is acknowledged here and celebrated as an experience that lifts us above ourselves.’
  • ‘A feature of resistant language is often its doubleness: the ability to say one thing and signify another, or the ability to say two things at once.’
  • ‘Japan and the West share this temporal and psychic doubleness.’
  • ‘The focus here is on puns that reveal the doubleness of the poet's meaning or the double way we perceive it.’

Pronunciation

doubleness

/ˈdʌb(ə)lnəs/