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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
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Preterite
I dissimulated
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Present Continuous
I am dissimulating
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Present Perfect
I have dissimulated
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Past Continuous
I was dissimulating
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Past Perfect
I had dissimulated
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Future
I will dissimulate
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Future Perfect
I will have dissimulated
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Future Continuous
I will be dissimulating
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dissimulating
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dissimulating
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you will have been dissimulating
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dissimulating
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you had been dissimulating
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Conditional
I would dissimulate
you would dissimulate
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you would dissimulate
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Past Conditional
I would have dissimulated
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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 ?
who had so profoundly dissimulated his feelings, boiled in his veins; and he was perfectly willing to order M.
She would perhaps be hardly characterized enough if it were omitted that she wore her brown hair flatly braided and coiled behind so as to expose the outline of her head in a daring manner at a time when public feeling required the meagreness of nature to be dissimulated by tall barricades of frizzed curls and bows, never surpassed by any great race except the Feejeean.
When we become consumed with what others think of us we can lose sight of who we really are and end up feeling dissimulated and conflicted.
Even this inside/ outside is dissimulated to resemble something else, something ajar in the face of brutal closure.
Iran denies such intentions but has not fully cooperated with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspections and it has dissimulated certain programmes that have raised suspicions about a possible, experimental military programme.
The Ja'faris dissimulated their faith believing that, in the end, al-Mahdi, known in Iran as Wali e-Asr, will return to Earth to deliver his faithful and then rule the world in justice (see rim6IranSafawidsHistoryJun28-04).
Reminding us again about the delicate controversy over "Filioque", the French historian notes, with a vaguely dissimulated satisfaction, the ignorance of Russian masses regarding this matter.
Some known market participants may be dissimulated behind special-purpose vehicles, but many of the usual suspects are part of the shortlist.
Although certain known market participants are likely dissimulated behind special-purpose vehicles, many of the usual suspects are included in the shortlist.
She then continues: 'The feminine masquerade is a dissimulated lack used as a protection from the reprisals which possession of masculine "goods" would presumably entail.
The Ja'faris dissimulated their faith pending al-Mahdi's return to save them and rule the world.
And as for Lacan, Rogozinski sees the "truth of the ego" dissimulated (8) and thereby forfeiting its own presence.