Dissembler

  • 1 dissembler — ⇒DISSEMBLER, verbe trans. Rare. Dissembler (de). Différencier (de) : • ... confirmée dans la rareté de son caractère, elle reçoit une louange des disparates qu elle se découvre et sa supériorité s augmente de tout ce qui la dissemble des autres.… …

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  • 2 Dissembler — Dis*sem bler, n. One who dissembles; one who conceals his opinions or dispositions under a false appearance; a hypocrite. [1913 Webster] It is the weakest sort of politicians that are the greatest dissemblers. Bacon. [1913 Webster] Priests,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 dissembler — 1520s, agent noun from DISSEMBLE (Cf. dissemble) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 dissembler —    A highly literary word, rather than one which occurs in relaxed conversation. A dissembler is one who hides his true motives or emotions. She Stoops to Conquer, by Oliver Goldsmith, has George Hastings calling Constance ‘thou dear dissembler’ …

    A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • 5 dissembler — dissemble ► VERB ▪ hide or disguise one s true motives or feelings. DERIVATIVES dissembler noun. ORIGIN Latin dissimulare disguise, conceal …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 dissembler — noun see dissemble …

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  • 7 dissembler — See dissemblance. * * * …

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  • 8 dissembler — noun someone who dissembles Syn: hypocrite, phoney, pretender …

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  • 9 dissembler — (di ssan blé) v. n. Ne pas ressembler, être dissemblable. •   Rien ne dissemble plus de lui que lui même, DIDEROT le Neveu de Rameau.. HISTORIQUE    XVe s. •   Foulz est vieulz homs qui jeune famme prent.... dissemblés sont en leur marier, EUST.… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 10 dissembler — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. hypocrite, charlatan, deceiver; see hypocrite , impostor …

    English dictionary for students

  • 11 dissembler — dis sem·bler || lÉ™ n. one who disguises his true motives, one who acts in a false or misleading manner, hypocrite …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 12 dissembler — n. Disguiser of one s feelings, motives, or character (as the case may be) …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 13 dissembler — n hypocrite, dissimulator, tartuffe, Pecksniff, Inf. used car salesman; cheat, cheater, fraud, deceiver; knave, scoundrel, mountebank, snake in the grass; imposter, pretender, quack, charlatan, confidence man, Sl. con man, wolf in sheep s… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 14 dissembler — dis·sem·bler …

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  • 15 dissembler — noun a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives • Syn: ↑hypocrite, ↑dissimulator, ↑phony, ↑phoney, ↑pretender • Derivationally related forms: ↑phoney ( …

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  • 16 dissemble — dissembler, n. dissemblingly, adv. /di sem beuhl/, v., dissembled, dissembling. v.t. 1. to give a false or misleading appearance to; conceal the truth or real nature of: to dissemble one s incompetence in business. 2. to put on the appearance of; …

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  • 17 Beggars and Choosers (novel) — infobox Book | name = Beggars and Choosers title orig = translator = image caption = author = Nancy Kress illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = Sleepless series genre = Science fiction novel publisher =… …

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  • 18 quack — noun a quack selling fake medicines Syn: swindler, charlatan, mountebank, trickster, fraud, fraudster, impostor, hoaxer; informal con man, snake oil salesman, shark, grifter •• quack, charlatan, dissembler, fake, impostor, mountebank There are… …

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  • 19 Hypocrite — Hyp o*crite, n. [F., fr. L. hypocrita, Gr. ? one who plays a part on the stage, a dissembler, feigner. See {Hypocrisy}.] One who plays a part; especially, one who, for the purpose of winning approbation of favor, puts on a fair outside seeming;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 Guðlaugur Kristinn Óttarsson — (Born December 11, 1954 in Reykjavík, Iceland), guitar player and engineer. He is a mathematician, an inventor, a practising polytechnic engineer, lecturer and the author of several scientific papers.Childhood: first contact with science and… …

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