English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'dissimulation'

(noun) 
Synonyms
pretence
struggling to keep up the pretence that all was well
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deception
He admitted conspiring to obtain property by deception.
,
hypocrisy
He accused newspapers of hypocrisy in their treatment of the story.
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sham
Their promises were exposed as a hollow sham.
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deceit
He was guilty of theft, fraud and deceit on an incredible scale.
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feigning
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duplicity
He was guilty of duplicity in his private dealings.
, ,
play-acting
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double-dealing
There has been some double-dealing.
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dissembling
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Additional synonyms

in the sense of deceit
Definition
behaviour intended to deceive
He was guilty of theft, fraud and deceit on an incredible scale.
Synonyms
cheating,
misrepresentation,
fraudulence,
slyness,
deceitfulness,
underhandedness
in the sense of deception
Definition
the act of deceiving someone or the state of being deceived
He admitted conspiring to obtain property by deception.
Synonyms
in the sense of double-dealing
Definition
treacherous or deceitful behaviour
There has been some double-dealing.
Synonyms
cheating,
two-timing (informal),
bad faith,
perfidy (literary),

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