dissimulation


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dis·sim·u·la·tion

(dis'sim-yū-lā'shŭn),
Concealment of the truth about a situation, especially about a state of health or during a mental status examination, as by a malingerer or someone with a factitious disorder.
[L. dissimulatio, fr. dissimulo, to feign, fr. dis, apart, + simillis, same]

dis·sim·u·la·tion

(di-sim'yū-lā'shŭn)
Concealment of the truth about a situation, especially about a state of health or during a mental status examination, as by a malingerer or someone with a factitious disorder.
[L. dissimulatio, fr. dissimulo, to feign, fr. dis, apart, + similis, same]
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And taqiya - dissimulation and concealment - is one of the key elements of.
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Thus, it is hardly surprising that they would make common cause with one mortal enemy against another enemy; the principles of Shiite devotion and piety can easily be replaced by mendacity in form of dissimulation, the so called taqiyya.
Le ministre des Finances, Dr Momtaz Al-Said a reconnu la dissimulation d'une grosse part des capitaux consacres aux comptes speciaux des Fonds prives, notamment au cours des annees passees.
They first make an appalling mess of their own business - involving their country in loss of business and prestige - and then by the most bare-faced dissimulation and political intrigue they throw out one Cabinet and put in their own nominees in order to recover the cost of their miscalculation by hook or crook from the community as a whole.
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Thus two cinematic cartographies overlap in a single space: Bell's, inherited from the Classical Hollywood style, and Chigurh's, which owes more to dissimulation and cruelty.
This allows us to see the dissimulation that comes into play as each tries to hide the bitter truth from each other.
This I offer only as an aside about how easy it is for members of the upper classes in countries like India, Pakistan or Egypt to slip into an American skin whenever that dissimulation offers greater personal advantages.
It is this paradoxical relationship between transparency and dissimulation that lies at the core of this examination of Neoplatonic aesthetics in the 17th century poetry and literary prose of Early Modern England.