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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dissimulation mean? 

  The noun DISSIMULATION has 1 sense:

1. the act of deceiving

  Familiarity information: DISSIMULATION used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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The act of deceiving

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


dissimulation; deception; dissembling; deceit

Hypernyms ("dissimulation" is a kind of...):

falsification; misrepresentaation (a willful perversion of facts)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "dissimulation"):

fakery (the act of faking (or the product of faking))

bluff; four flush (the act of bluffing in poker; deception by a false show of confidence in the strength of your cards)

obscurantism (a deliberate act intended to make something obscure)

impersonation; imposture (pretending to be another person)

feigning; pretence; pretending; pretense; simulation (the act of giving a false appearance)

delusion; head game; illusion (the act of deluding; deception by creating illusory ideas)

cheat; cheating (a deception for profit to yourself)

double-dealing; duplicity (acting in bad faith; deception by pretending to entertain one set of intentions while acting under the influence of another)

chicane; chicanery; guile; shenanigan; trickery; wile (the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them))

indirection (deceitful action that is not straightforward)

take-in (the act of taking in as by fooling or cheating or swindling someone)

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