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dissimulate

[ dih-sim-yuh-leyt ]
/ d瑟藞s瑟m y蓹藢le瑟t /
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verb (used with object), dis路sim路u路lat路ed, dis路sim路u路lat路ing.
to disguise or conceal under a false appearance; dissemble: to dissimulate one's true feelings about a rival.
verb (used without object), dis路sim路u路lat路ed, dis路sim路u路lat路ing.
to conceal one's true motives, thoughts, etc., by some pretense; speak or act hypocritically.
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Origin of dissimulate

First recorded in 1525鈥35, dissimulate is from the Latin word dissimul膩tus (past participle of dissimul膩re to feign). See dis-1, simulate

OTHER WORDS FROM dissimulate

dis路sim路u路la路tive, adjectivedis路sim路u路la路tor, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for dissimulate

dissimulate
/ (d瑟藞s瑟mj蕣藢le瑟t) /

verb
to conceal (one's real feelings) by pretence

Derived forms of dissimulate

dissimulation, noundissimulative, adjectivedissimulator, noun
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