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DUPLICITY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does duplicity mean? 

DUPLICITY (noun)
  The noun DUPLICITY has 2 senses:

1. a fraudulent or duplicitous representation
2. acting in bad faith; deception by pretending to entertain one set of intentions while acting under the influence of another

  Familiarity information: DUPLICITY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DUPLICITY (noun)


Sense 1duplicity [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A fraudulent or duplicitous representation

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

duplicity; fraudulence

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

deceit; deception; misrepresentation (a misleading falsehood)


Sense 2duplicity [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Acting in bad faith; deception by pretending to entertain one set of intentions while acting under the influence of another

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

double-dealing; duplicity

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

deceit; deception; dissembling; dissimulation (the act of deceiving)


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