What is another word for Dissemblance?

Pronunciation: [dɪsˈɛmbləns] (IPA)

Dissemblance is a word that refers to the act of concealing or disguising one's true intentions or feelings. Synonyms for this term include dissimulation, deceit, hypocrisy, and pretense. Dissimulation refers to the act of hiding one's true motives or feelings in a subtle and cunning manner. Deceit is a term that involves intentionally misleading someone to gain an advantage. Hypocrisy refers to the act of pretending to be virtuous or pious while actually being insincere or false. Finally, pretense refers to the act of pretending or feigning something that is not actually true to achieve certain objectives. All of these synonyms demonstrate the idea of hiding one's true intentions under the guise of something else.

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What are the hypernyms for Dissemblance?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Dissemblance

The "cold disdain" is real, not assumed, and there is no "Dissemblance of feminine affection."
"Primitive Love and Love-Stories"
Henry Theophilus Finck
And always, Always a girl has to pretend that never did she descend to Dissemblance.
"Hints for Lovers"
Arnold Haultain
On they came like dogs gone mad and cats spitting and yowling, with a burning lust for human blood, with a cruel Dissemblance of their beastly malice.
"The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy"
Theodore Lothrop Stoddard

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