verb (used with object), dis·sim·u·lat·ed, dis·sim·u·lat·ing.
verb (used without object), dis·sim·u·lat·ed, dis·sim·u·lat·ing.
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Origin of dissimulate
OTHER WORDS FROM dissimulatedis·sim·u·la·tive, adjectivedis·sim·u·la·tor, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for dissimulate
He was moved by the abuses of the Roman Church, and he was much too sincere to dissimulate publicly what he confessed privately.The Aesthetical Essays|Friedrich Schiller
This is, then, what Bond artifice effected in the absence of actual cause and in order to dissimulate its own nefarious objects.Origin of the Anglo-Boer War Revealed (2nd ed.)|C. H. Thomas
He sought to dissimulate with her, but at last he confessed, 'I was truly this morning the victim of a sorcery.'The Shaving of Shagpat, Complete|George Meredith
This archbishop has a lively genius, artful and supple, which can flatter and dissimulate, if ever any could.Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Isaac D'Israeli
The Indian looked at him for some moments with an astonishment that he did not seek to dissimulate.The Insurgent Chief|Gustave Aimard