in-direction

indirection

[in-duh-rek-shuhn, -dahy-]
noun
1.
indirect action or procedure.
2.
a roundabout course or method.
3.
a lack of direction or goal; aimlessness: His efforts were marked by indirection and indecisiveness.
4.
deceitful or dishonest dealing.

Origin:
1585–95; indirect + -ion, modeled on direction

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indirection (ˌɪndɪˈrɛkʃən)
 
n
1.  indirect procedure, courses, or methods
2.  lack of direction or purpose; aimlessness
3.  indirect dealing; deceit

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