angularity (part of speech: noun)
- She liked to say to Gretchen things that were meant for other ears; there was novelty in the indirection. - "The Log School-House on the Columbia", Hezekiah Butterworth.
- I declined, telling him that I had decided to give up the railroad service altogether, that I was determined to make a fortune and I saw no means of doing this honestly at any salary the railroad company could afford to give, and I would not do it by indirection. - "Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie", Andrew Carnegie.
- This came as such a surprise to Amherst that before he had collected himself he found Truscomb ambiguously but unmistakably offering him- with the practised indirection of the man accustomed to cover his share in such transactions- a substantial " consideration" for dropping the matter of the road- house. - "The Fruit of the Tree", Edith Wharton.