dissimulate dissimulate

Definition(s):

  • (v) hide (feelings) from other people

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  • The Kemalists' blogs remind skeptics of the Islamic notion of takiye, according to which it is permissible for devout Muslims to dissimulate in order to achieve their goal.

Quotes

  • There is the tag from Tacitus, entirely Clarkish, said to be James I's favourite: "Those who know not how to dissimulate, know not how to rule."
    on Feb 27, 2004 By: C Tacitus Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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