an indirect (and usually malicious) implication
the act of gaining acceptance or affection for yourself by persuasive and subtle blandishments
"she refused to use insinuation in order to gain favor"
The act or process of insinuating; a creeping, winding, or flowing in.
The act of gaining favor, affection, or influence, by gentle or artful means; formerly used in a good sense, as of friendly influence or interposition.
The art or power of gaining good will by a prepossessing manner.
That which is insinuated; a hint; a suggestion or intimation by distant allusion
Origin: From insinuatio, from insinuo, from in + sinus
the act or process of insinuating; a creeping, winding, or flowing in
the act of gaining favor, affection, or influence, by gentle or artful means; -- formerly used in a good sense, as of friendly influence or interposition
the art or power of gaining good will by a prepossessing manner
that which is insinuated; a hint; a suggestion or intimation by distant allusion; as, slander may be conveyed by insinuations
The numerical value of insinuation in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of insinuation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of insinuation in a Sentence
This is one of these innuendo insinuation charges that the Sanders campaign is engaging in.
It's very difficult to gauge how much of an influence any sort of statement or implication or whatever insinuation can really have on the election battle here.
It has been suggested that Muslims are not doing enough and somehow condone extremism, we would argue that clear evidence should be presented and wrongdoing challenged, rather than perpetuate insinuation persistently.
When public men indulge themselves in abuse, when they deny others a fair trial, when they resort to innuendo and insinuation, to libel, scandal, and suspicion, then our democratic society is outraged, and democracy is baffled. It has no apparatus to deal with the boor, the liar, the lout, and the antidemocrat in general.
I learned about these yearbook pages only a few days ago, i don't know what' Renate Alumnus' actually means. I can't begin to comprehend what goes through the minds of 17-year-old boys who write such things, but the insinuation is horrible, hurtful and simply untrue. I pray their daughters are never treated this way. I will have no further comment.
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- versteckte Andeutung, Unterstellung, Anbiederung, Anbiedern, Einschmeichelei, Einschmeicheln, Anspielung, Bauchpinseln, Andeutung, unterschwellige AnspielungGerman
- инсинуация, намёкRussian
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