Associations to the word «Evasion»

Wiktionary

EVASION, noun. The act of eluding or avoiding, particularly the pressure of an argument, accusation, charge, or interrogation; artful means of eluding.

Dictionary definition

EVASION, noun. A statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth.
EVASION, noun. The deliberate act of failing to pay money; "his evasion of all his creditors"; "he was indicted for nonpayment".
EVASION, noun. Nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do; "his evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible"; "that escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive".
EVASION, noun. The act of physically escaping from something (an opponent or a pursuer or an unpleasant situation) by some adroit maneuver.

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King