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dis·sim·u·late

 (dĭ-sĭm′yə-lāt′)
v. dis·sim·u·lat·ed, dis·sim·u·lat·ing, dis·sim·u·lates
v.tr.
To conceal (one's intentions, for example) under a feigned appearance. See Synonyms at disguise.
v.intr.
To conceal one's true feelings or intentions.

[Middle English dissimulaten, from Latin dissimulāre, dissimulāt- : dis-, dis- + simulāre, to simulate; see simulate.]

dis·sim′u·la′tion n.
dis·sim′u·la′tive adj.
dis·sim′u·la′tor n.

dissimulate

(dɪˈsɪmjʊˌleɪt)
vb
to conceal (one's real feelings) by pretence
disˌsimuˈlation n
disˈsimulative adj
disˈsimuˌlator n

dis•sim•u•late

(dɪˈsɪm yəˌleɪt)

v. -lat•ed, -lat•ing. v.t.
1. to disguise or conceal under a false appearance.
v.i.
2. to conceal one's true motives, thoughts, etc., by some pretense.
[1525–35; < Latin dissimulātus, past participle of dissimulāre to feign. See dis-1, simulate]
dis•sim`u•la′tion, n.
dis•sim′u•la`tive, adj.
dis•sim′u•la`tor, n.

dissimulate


Past participle: dissimulated
Gerund: dissimulating

Imperative
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Present
I dissimulate
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you dissimulate
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Preterite
I dissimulated
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we dissimulated
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Present Continuous
I am dissimulating
you are dissimulating
he/she/it is dissimulating
we are dissimulating
you are dissimulating
they are dissimulating
Present Perfect
I have dissimulated
you have dissimulated
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they have dissimulated
Past Continuous
I was dissimulating
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he/she/it was dissimulating
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you were dissimulating
they were dissimulating
Past Perfect
I had dissimulated
you had dissimulated
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we had dissimulated
you had dissimulated
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Future
I will dissimulate
you will dissimulate
he/she/it will dissimulate
we will dissimulate
you will dissimulate
they will dissimulate
Future Perfect
I will have dissimulated
you will have dissimulated
he/she/it will have dissimulated
we will have dissimulated
you will have dissimulated
they will have dissimulated
Future Continuous
I will be dissimulating
you will be dissimulating
he/she/it will be dissimulating
we will be dissimulating
you will be dissimulating
they will be dissimulating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dissimulating
you have been dissimulating
he/she/it has been dissimulating
we have been dissimulating
you have been dissimulating
they have been dissimulating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dissimulating
you will have been dissimulating
he/she/it will have been dissimulating
we will have been dissimulating
you will have been dissimulating
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dissimulating
you had been dissimulating
he/she/it had been dissimulating
we had been dissimulating
you had been dissimulating
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Conditional
I would dissimulate
you would dissimulate
he/she/it would dissimulate
we would dissimulate
you would dissimulate
they would dissimulate
Past Conditional
I would have dissimulated
you would have dissimulated
he/she/it would have dissimulated
we would have dissimulated
you would have dissimulated
they would have dissimulated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.dissimulate - hide (feelings) from other people
disguise, mask - make unrecognizable; "The herb masks the garlic taste"; "We disguised our faces before robbing the bank"

dissimulate

verb
To change or modify so as to prevent recognition of the true identity or character of:
Translations

dissimulate

[dɪˈsɪmjʊleɪt] VTdisimular

dissimulate

[dɪˈsɪmjʊleɪt]
vi (formal) (= dissemble) → dissimuler
vt (= hide) → dissimuler

dissimulate

vtverbergen
visich verstellen

dissimulate

[dɪˈsɪmjʊˌleɪt] vi (frm) → dissimulare
References in classic literature ?
Certainly, women alone know how to dissimulate," said Monte Cristo to himself, glancing at Madame Danglars, who was smiling on the procureur, and embracing his wife.
The revolt is at the door of those who think my people can rebel," cried Anne, unable to dissimulate before the coadjutor, whom she looked upon, and probably with reason, as the promoter of the tumult.
The chevalier, whether he had some treacherous object in view, or from imprudence, did not take the trouble to dissimulate.
He rubbed his hands, he laughed with that inward mirth which makes the countenance beam; he was unable to dissimulate his joy, although he endeavored at moments to compose himself.
We have not the strength with which to fight this man; we must dissimulate, and win, if win we can, by craft.
Unlike al-Bashir, some come to dissimulate by habit or by virtue of position in office.
The charismatic leader is loved by lots of peoples because he "cumulates emotional and cognitive skills, but he puts into front those first, in order to better dissimulate the other" and he is also "a formidable revealer of the hidden truths".
In response to such fundamental condition of alterity, to what Derrida calls the "structural and rigorously originary dimension" of existence (Learning 26), Forster's contradiction in his exploration of human relations does not designate his negative withdrawal from personal relationships; nor is it simply a fictional strategy to achieve the effect of irony or to dissimulate his sexual orientation.
Never one to dissimulate, Tan confesses that she has loved every moment.
917/1511), the author of a fatwa allowing the Moriscos to dissimulate under duress, embraced a notion of jihad on the part of Spanish Muslims (p.
The other reason is that the text appears to purposely dissimulate these references.
The European Union, in which some countries have arrangements considered favourable to those seeking to dissimulate funds, seems to be overcoming internal divisions and trying to catch up with the United States, even though Austria and Luxembourg still show some reticence.