Examples from the Web for evasiveness
Some on the American right, however, exhibit none of Obama's evasiveness.
His evasiveness has fueled Internet speculation that Rumsfeld may indeed be a lizard.‘Rumsfeld’s Rules’ Review: Good Rules, Shame He Didn’t Follow Them|Dean Obeidallah|May 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The responses were telling in their casuistry, their amorality, their evasiveness.
After years of evasiveness by the GOP, finally some frank talk about deficits from Obama and even from Hillary in China.
She had no penchant for evasiveness, and coquetry was apart from her; she spoke words that her heart brimmed to her lips.The Eddy|Clarence L. Cullen
His companion glanced down at him sharply, but in his tranquil and half-somnolent face there was no trace of evasiveness.Short Stories of Various Types|Various
Parker's manner had been evasive from the first, but at this the evasiveness became a highly concentrated unconcern.Stories of the Foot-hills|Margaret Collier Graham
The demand for repayment, and with something of evasiveness or reticence in the old fellow's manner, greatly troubled Dale.The Devil's Garden|W. B. Maxwell
She presently did so, while Morris looked at him, smiling, without a sign of evasiveness in his affable eye.Washington Square|Henry James
British Dictionary definitions for evasiveness
Word Origin and History for evasiveness
1725, from French évasif, from Latin evas-, past participle stem of evadere (see evasion). Related: Evasively; evasiveness.