Origin of dissimulation
Examples from the Web for dissimulation
Undeterred, Wanda and Ida press on along a road of hostility and dissimulation that will lead to the harrowing end of their quest.Holocaust Horrors Haunt the Films ‘Ida’ And ‘The German Doctor’|Jack Schwartz|May 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We do not see in this dissimulation anything very lofty; yet she acted with singular tact and discretion.Beacon Lights of History, Volume VIII|John Lord
To deprive Philip of dissimulation and delay, however, was to take away his all.The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume I.(of III) 1555-66|John Lothrop Motley
As to Tiberius; already his body, already his spirits failed him; but his dissimulation failed him not.
late 14c., from Old French dissimulation (12c.), from Latin dissimulationem (nominative dissimulatio) "a disguising, concealment," noun of action from past participle stem of dissimulare "make unlike, conceal, disguise," from dis- "completely" + simulare "pretend, assume, simulate" (see simulation).