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Definition of dissimulation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dissimulation

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//dɪˌsɪmjuˈleɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˌsɪmjuˈleɪʃn//
 
[uncountable] (formal)
 
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the act of hiding your real feelings or intentions, often by pretending to have different ones He was capable of great dissimulation and hypocrisy.