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dissimulate (dɪˈsɪmjʊˌleɪt Pronunciation for dissimulate

Definitions

verb

  1. to conceal (one's real feelings) by pretence

Derived Forms

disˌsimuˈlation noun
disˈsimulative adjective
disˈsimuˌlator noun

Example Sentences Including 'dissimulate'

In a world acutely conscious of risk, it is an act of self-protection for organisations to dissimulate.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
Once doubtful of an orthodox proposition, he was not the man to dissimulate conformity.
Freeden, Michael (ed) Reappraising J. A. Hobson - humanism and welfare
Unless they were convinced she was too frightened to dissimulate , unless they were convinced she was stupid and above all, truthful.
Tepper, Sheri S. A Plague of Angels

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