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[n] the act of deceiving

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\Dis*sim`u*la"tion\, n. [L. dissimulatio: cf. F. dissimulation.] The act of dissembling; a hiding under a false appearance; concealment by feigning; false pretension; hypocrisy. Let love be without dissimulation. --Rom. xii.
9. Dissimulation . . . when a man lets fall signs and arguments that he is not that he is. --Bacon. Simulation is a pretense of what is not, and dissimulation a concealment of what is. --Tatler.

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