Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Want of resemblance; dissimilarity.
- n. The act of or faculty for dissembling.
- n. countable An act of dissembling.
- n. uncountable Dissembling, as a kind of behavior; dissembling, generally.
- n. countable Dissimilarity, unlikeness.
GNU Webster's 1913
“But, as Robin Givhan, the sharp Washington Post fashion writer, noted, this let-them-eat-cake behavior underscores the GOP's dynamic of "dissemblance" -- the difference between conservative rhetoric and the reality of conservative political behavior -- that's become more and more tawdry the past eight years.”
“RIAA lied about cessation of lawsuits p2pnet news view | RIAA News: - RIAA spin-doctor-in-chief Mitch ‘The Don’ Bainwol (right) is a liar, said p2pnet in March, going on, “Lies, half-truths, dissemblance, mis - and disinformation and sophism are all standard tools used routinely by the RIAA”.”
“Repugs have contributed many new definitions of hypocrisy, double-talk, dissemblance, sanctimony, and insincerity.”
“One of the promises held out by Gordon Brown on his induction into the Office of First Lord of The Treasury and Prime Minister was an end to the culture of spin, dishonesty, deviousness, dissemblance and disingenuousness that had been the hallmark of the administration of Tony Blair and of Alistair Campbell, the most interesting Propaganda Chief since April 1945.”
“He has, after all, a track record of dishonesty, dissemblance, disingenuousness and dishonourable conduct that makes Gordon Brown look positively trustworthy.”
“Tan had come up with a masterpiece of dissemblance that gave him the complete advantage for the moment.”
“In my experience, Cameron never gave a straight answer when dissemblance was a plausible alternative, which probably makes him perfectly suited for the role he now seeks: the next Tony Blair,".”
“Pity that he could not under the terms of his address mention the intense damage the BBC has orchestrated in the UK in its ante-Israel bias and dissemblance of the facts.”
“Working in conjunction with the "Politic of silence" is what African-American women historically created as a "culture of dissemblance" and "the politic of respectability," the silence African-American women created around their bodies and sexuality that had been exploited during slavery was viewed as a revolutionary act against the white oppressive gaze.”
“RIAA lied about cessation of lawsuits p2pnet news view | RIAA News:- RIAA spin-doctor-in-chief Mitch ‘The Don’ Bainwol right is a liar, said p2pnet in March, going on, “Lies, half-truths, dissemblance, mis- and disinformation and sophism are all standard tools used routinely by the RIAA”.”
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