Definition of evasiveness in English:

evasiveness

noun

See evasive

  • ‘The previous papers were characterized by vagueness and evasiveness.’
  • ‘Iris' narrative is a long meditation on that fact but is complicated for the reader both by Iris' evasiveness about her own actions and motivations and by two other embedded stories within the general plot.’
  • ‘Such evasiveness not only works to the advantage of religious conservatives but hampers attempts to articulate a coherent religious left agenda.’
  • ‘And yet these are also the people whose evasiveness and unscrupulousness makes them the least likely to be affected by a geographically bounded anti-spam law.’
  • ‘He has taken a lot of heat for this seeming evasiveness.’

Pronunciation

evasiveness

/ɪˈveɪsɪvnəs/