- the quality or condition of being double.
- deception or dissimulation.
Origin of doubleness
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Examples from the Web for doubleness
Just this doubleness is needed in the progressive economic life.Psychology and Social Sanity
And it was the doubleness of her nature that caused her indecision.Duffels
Numenius, 14, also taught the Pythagorean "pair or doubleness."Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 2
The doubleness of Irony is one which attaches to a situation as a whole: iii.Shakespeare as a Dramatic Artist
Richard G. Moulton
Doubleness is sometimes connected with prolification, or the continued growth of the axis of the flower.