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dissimulation


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  Let  love  be  without  dissimulation.  --Rom.  xii.  9. 
 
  Dissimulation  .  .  .  when  a  man  lets  fall  signs  and 
  arguments  that  he  is  not  that  he  is  --Bacon. 
 
  Simulation  is  a  pretense  of  what  is  not  and 
  dissimulation  a  concealment  of  what  is  --Tatler. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dissimulation 
  n  :  the  act  of  deceiving  [syn:  {deception},  {deceit},  {dissembling}] 




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