dissimulation duplicity, *deceit, cunning, guile
Analogous words: dissembling, cloaking, masking, disguising, camouflaging (see DISGUISE): hiding, concealing, secreting (see HIDE): pretending or pretense, feigning, shamming (see corresponding verbs at ASSUME): *hypocrisy, pharisaism, sanctimony
Contrasted words: candidness or candor, openness (see corresponding adjectives at FRANK): sincerity (see corresponding adjective SINCERE)

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  • dissimulation — [ disimylasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1190; lat. dissimulatio 1 ♦ Action de dissimuler; comportement d une personne qui dissimule ses pensées, ses sentiments. Agir avec dissimulation. ⇒ duplicité, hypocrisie, sournoiserie (cf. En cachette, en douce) . « La… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dissimulation — DISSIMULATION. s. f. Déguisement. Art, soin de cacher ses sentimens, ses desseins. Sage dissimulation. Dissimulation artificieuse. La feinte est encore pire que la dissimulation …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Dissimulation — ist das absichtliche Herunterspielen bzw. Verbergen von Krankheitszeichen (Symptomen), um für gesund gehalten zu werden. Sie ist zu unterscheiden von der Simulation, bei der Krankheitszeichen bewusst und absichtlich vorgetäuscht werden.[1] Beiden …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • dissimulation — late 14c., from O.Fr. dissimulation (12c.), from L. dissimulationem (nom. dissimulatio) a disguising, concealment, noun of action from pp. stem of dissimulare make unlike, conceal, disguise, from dis completely + simulare pretend, assume,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Dissimulation — Dissimulation, lat. deutsch, Verstellung, Verheimlichung; dissimuliren, verstellen, verheimlichen (der Falsche simulirt zu sein, was er nicht ist; er dissimulirt aber, indem er nicht als solcher erscheinen will, wie er wirklich ist) …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • dissimulation — index color (deceptive appearance), deceit, deception, disguise, duplicity, false pretense, falsehood, falsification …   Law dictionary

  • dissimulation — Dissimulation, Dissimulatio …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Dissimulation — Dissimulate redirects here. For the 2002 death metal album, see Dissimulate (album). For the linguistic term, see dissimilation. Dissimulation is a form of deception in which one conceals the truth. It consists of concealing the truth, or in the… …   Wikipedia

  • dissimulation — (di ssi mu la sion ; en vers, de six syllabes) s. f. 1°   Action de dissimuler ses sentiments, ses desseins. User de dissimulation. Avoir recours à la dissimulation. •   La dissimulation n est pas aisée à bien définir.... c est un certain art de… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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