Definition of Dissemble. Meaning of Dissemble. Synonyms of Dissemble
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Definition of Dissemble
DissembleDissemble Dis*sem"ble, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dissembled; p.
pr. & vb. n. Dissembling.] [OF. dissembler to be
dissimilar; pref. dis- (L. dis-) + F. sembler to seem, L.
simulare to simulate; cf. L. dissimulare to dissemble. See
Simulate, and cf. Dissimulate.]
1. To hide under a false semblance or seeming; to feign
(something) not to be what it really is; to put an untrue
appearance upon; to disguise; to mask.
Dissemble all your griefs and discontents. --Shak.
Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love, But --
why did you kick me down stairs? --J. P.
2. To put on the semblance of; to make pretense of; to
simulate; to feign.
He soon dissembled a sleep. --Tatler.
Syn: To conceal; disguise; cloak; cover; equivocate. See
Dissemble Dis*sem"ble, v. i.
To conceal the real fact, motives, ?tention, or sentiments,
under some pretense; to assume a false appearance; to act the
He that hateth dissembleth with his lips. --Prov. xxvi.
He [an enemy] dissembles when he assumes an air of
friendship. --C. J. Smith.
Meaning of Dissemble from wikipedia
- A lie is a statement
for the purpose
of deception. The practice
lies is called
lying, and a person
- "Culture of dissemblance
" is a term coined
by African-American author
and professor Darlene Clark
Hine to describe
a "cult of secrecy" practiced
Foundation. June 2013. Chait, Jonathan
(May 29, 2013). "Yuval Levin Dissembles
Madly". New York. "Access". Medscape. Retrieved January
- nicknamed, enjo**** a period
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," who put the nation
deep into debt while using
much of the proceeds
- conversation; the Socrates
of the Phaedrus
goes so far as to demand
in all writing. The covertness
find in Plato, appearing...
any veil over his sentiments; and, as he scorns
opinions, he could
that all the...
- "Gimme" (1994) "Tongue Tied" (1995) "Dissemble
- will dissemble myself
in't; and I would
I were the first
that ever dissembled
in such a gown. — In Twelfth
Night, the fool Feste, where dissemble
- Tomb of the Cybermen
when the Doctor
as "English" and, dissembling
along. Though David Tennant speaks
with a natural Scottish
- eye with a Boston accent
(pla**** by Eugene
and disturbing capacity
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