dissimulation(redirected from Dissimulation (disambiguation))
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v. dis·sim·u·lat·ed, dis·sim·u·lat·ing, dis·sim·u·lates
To conceal (one's intentions, for example) under a feigned appearance. See Synonyms at disguise.
To conceal one's true feelings or intentions.
[Middle English dissimulaten, from Latin dissimulāre, dissimulāt- : dis-, dis- + simulāre, to simulate; see simulate.]
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Dissimulationof birds: a flock—Bk. of St. Albans, 1486.
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|Noun||1.||dissimulation - the act of deceiving|
fakery - the act of faking (or the product of faking)
indirection - deceitful action that is not straightforward; "he could see through the indirections of diplomats"
chicanery, wile, shenanigan, trickery, guile, chicane - the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
double-dealing, duplicity - acting in bad faith; deception by pretending to entertain one set of intentions while acting under the influence of another
pretending, pretense, feigning, simulation, pretence - the act of giving a false appearance; "his conformity was only pretending"
obscurantism - a deliberate act intended to make something obscure
four flush, bluff - the act of bluffing in poker; deception by a false show of confidence in the strength of your cards
take-in - the act of taking in as by fooling or cheating or swindling someone
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dissimulation[dɪˌsɪmjʊˈleɪʃən] N → disimulación f
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dissimulation[dɪˌsɪmjʊˈleɪʃ/ən] n (frm) → dissimulazione f
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