Dissimulate Definition

dĭ-sĭmyə-lāt
dissimulated, dissimulates, dissimulating
verb
To conceal (one's intentions, for example) under a feigned appearance.
American Heritage
To hide (one's feelings, motives, etc.) by pretense; dissemble.
Webster's New World

(intransitive) To practise deception by concealment or omission or by feigning a false appearance.

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(rare) To connive at; to wink at; to pretend not to notice.

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Antonyms:
  • be honest
adjective
Feigning; simulating; pretending.
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Origin of Dissimulate

  • Middle English dissimulaten from Latin dissimulāre dissimulāt- dis- dis- simulāre to simulate simulate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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