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WILINESS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does wiliness mean? 

WILINESS (noun)
  The noun WILINESS has 1 sense:

1. shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception

  Familiarity information: WILINESS used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


WILINESS (noun)


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Meaning:

Shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

craftiness; cunning; foxiness; guile; slyness; wiliness; craft

Hypernyms ("wiliness" is a kind of...):

astuteness; perspicaciousness; perspicacity; shrewdness (intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings))


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