dissemblance

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

noun

dissimilarity; unlikeness.

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)

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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