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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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Perhaps most importantly, the need to dissimulate the novel's entertainment value, to present an exemplariness both in form and in fiction, was no longer central to the author's purpose.
Another fatwa discussed was addressed in the early sixteenth century by the North African jurist al-Wahrani to Moriscos who had been forced to convert to Christianity, presumably in the former Kingdom of Granada, and allows them to dissimulate in order to maintain their belief while avoiding punishment by Christian authorities.
Just as Olsen exhibits the plagiarist's exploitation of the "text" of another, so does Helga exhibit the plagiarist's inclination to dissimulate in order to be accepted.
Politics, so long as one is prepared to dissimulate, lie, pander, and claw without limit, is the sole profession these days to enjoy complete job security.
He becomes acutely aware of his gender as queer, as not quite normal or appropriate, as something he has to hide and dissimulate.
While many try to ignore or dissimulate this fact, Francesco Dalessandro has faced it head on and with considerable creativity and success.
While an analysis of Charles' speeches and declarations, portraits and rituals might have refined this picture, it remains true that the king seemed far more ready than his predecessor to embrace the ambiguities of a changed political culture in which it was essential both to remember and yet forgive revolution and regicide, to be mystical and yet familiar, to speak plainly and yet feign and dissimulate, to tolerate criticism as well as to be sceptical about praise.
It is observed neuroticism and lie show low non significant correlation, may suggest that there was little disposition or tendency to dissimulate among adolescents (Eysenck & Eysenck, 1973).
Any reader who follows politics should know that the rhetoric provided by political leaders has many purposes: to hide, conceal, manipulate, placate, dissimulate, and on.
The moral is that no idea can be so sensitive that we must dissimulate about it and refuse to address it.
Bashir) used the state apparatus not only to commit massive crimes but also to dissimulate them, and therefore facilitate their continuation," ICC chief prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo told the U.