dissemblance

1
[ dih-sem-bluhns ]
/ dɪˈsɛm bləns /

noun

dissimilarity; unlikeness.

QUIZZES

BECOME A PRO CHEF WITH THIS EXQUISITE CUISINE QUIZ!

Even if you can't be a professional chef, you can at least talk like one with this vocabulary quiz.
Question 1 of 9
You may have read the word "simmer" in a recipe or two, but what does it really mean?

Origin of dissemblance

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

Definition for dissemblance (2 of 2)

dissemblance2
[ dih-sem-bluhns ]
/ dɪˈsɛm bləns /

noun

dissembling; dissimulation.

Origin of dissemblance

2
First recorded in 1550–60; dissemble + -ance
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020