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dissemblance1

[dih-sem-bluh ns]
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noun
  1. dissimilarity; unlikeness.
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Origin of dissemblance1

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

dissemblance2

[dih-sem-bluh ns]
noun
  1. dissembling; dissimulation.
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Origin of dissemblance2

First recorded in 1550–60; dissemble + -ance
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