from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the withholding, or failing to disclose, something that affects a statement, promise, etc., and which, if disclosed, would materially change its import.
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- n. an unstated doubt that prevents you from accepting something wholeheartedly
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This theory became known as the doctrine of strict mental reservation, to distinguish it from wide mental reservation with which we have thus far been occupied.