Monday, May 30, 2005
dissemble transitive verb [dih-SEM-buhl] To hide under a false appearance; to hide the truth or true nature of.
Definitions for dissemble
- To hide under a false appearance; to hide the truth or true nature of.
- To put on the appearance of; to feign.
- To conceal the real fact, motives, intention, or sentiments under some pretense; to assume a false appearance; to act the hypocrite.
Get the Word of the Day Email
Citations for dissemble
He was an open, candid personality who did not dissemble his thoughts, and the public respected him as a politician who was unusual in the sincerity of his views
However, like that little Mexican boy, I learned to dissemble my anguish and sat as quietly as I could, hoping that no one would notice I did not like the food.