dissemblance

1
[ dih-sem-bluh ns ]
/ dɪˈsɛm bləns /

noun

dissimilarity; unlikeness.

Nearby words

  1. disseisin,
  2. disseize,
  3. disseizee,
  4. disseizin,
  5. disselboom,
  6. dissemble,
  7. dissembler,
  8. disseminate,
  9. disseminated,
  10. disseminated cutaneous leishmaniasis

Origin of dissemblance

1
First recorded in 1425–75; late Middle English word from Middle French word dessemblance. See dis-1, semblance

dissemblance

2
[ dih-sem-bluh ns ]
/ dɪˈsɛm bləns /

noun

dissembling; dissimulation.

Origin of dissemblance

2
First recorded in 1550–60; dissemble + -ance

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