Non-deceptive



[dih-sep-tiv] /dɪˈsɛp tɪv/

adjective
1.
apt or tending to :
The enemy’s peaceful overtures may be deceptive.
2.
perceptually misleading:
It looks like a curved line, but it’s deceptive.
/dɪˈsɛptɪv/
adjective
1.
likely or designed to deceive; misleading: appearances can be deceptive
2.
(music) (of a cadence) another word for interrupted (sense 3)
adj.

1610s, from French deceptif (late 14c.), from Medieval Latin deceptivus, from decept-, past participle stem of Latin decipere (see deceive). Earlier in this sense was deceptious (c.1600), from French deceptieux, from Medieval Latin deceptiosus, from deceptionem. Related: Deceptively; deceptiveness.

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