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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 dis·sim·u·la·tion n.  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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the act of deceiving [syn: deception, deceit, dissembling]