dissemble: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (di-sem'bul), [key]
— v., -bled, -bling.
- to give a false or misleading appearance to; conceal the truth or real nature of: to dissemble one's incompetence in business.
- to put on the appearance of; feign: to dissemble innocence.
- to let pass unnoticed; ignore.
- to conceal one's true motives, thoughts, etc., by some pretense; speak or act hypocritically.
- dissemble (Thesaurus)