[ dih-sim-yuh-ley-shuhn ]
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  1. the act of dissimulating; feigning; hypocrisy.

Origin of dissimulation

1350–1400; Middle English dissimulacioun (<Anglo-French ) <Latin dissimulātiōn- (stem of dissimulātiō a feigning); see dis-1, simulation

Words Nearby dissimulation

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How to use dissimulation in a sentence

  • Mme. Fauvel, who flattered herself that she had displayed wonderful dissimulation, shook her head.

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