Search Result for "dissimulation":
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the act of deceiving;
[syn: deception, deceit, dissembling, dissimulation]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

dissimulation \dis*sim`u*la"tion\, n. [L. dissimulatio: cf. F. dissimulation.] The act of dissembling; a hiding under a false appearance; concealment by feigning; false pretension; hypocrisy. [1913 Webster] Let love be without dissimulation. --Rom. xii. 9. [1913 Webster] Dissimulation . . . when a man lets fall signs and arguments that he is not that he is. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] Simulation is a pretense of what is not, and dissimulation a concealment of what is. --Tatler. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

26 Moby Thesaurus words for "dissimulation": Tartuffe, cloaking, concealing, cunning, deceit, deception, dissemblance, dissembler, dissembling, dissimulator, double-dealing, duplicity, feigning, guile, hiding, hypocrisy, lip server, masking, misrepresentation, pharisaism, pharisee, pretense, sanctimony, secreting, sham, whited sepulcher




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