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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To hide your true feelings, thoughts etc. To hide by pretending something different.

Usage examples (33)
  • Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love, But - why did you kick me down stairs?
  • STEWART: Actually, Mr. President, "dissemble" means to not tell the truth.
  • Use the word, "dissemble" or "disingenuous," if you will, but let's call it what it really is.
  • BP's top execs dissemble with our glasses raised on high, for more
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