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Meaning of CONCEALMENT

Pronunciation:  kun'seelmunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the activity of keeping something secret
  2. [n]  a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something; "they crouched behind the screen"; "under cover of darkness"
  3. [n]  the condition of being concealed or hidden
 

CONCEALMENT is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: concealing, cover, covert, hiding, privacy, privateness, screen, secrecy
 
 See Also: activity, blind, bosom, burial, burying, camouflage, camouflage, confidentiality, cover, covering, covering, cover-up, disguise, isolation, mask, masking, money laundering, screening, shoji, stalking-horse, stealing, stealth

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*ceal"ment\, n. [OF. concelement.]
1. The act of concealing; the state of being concealed.

         But let concealment, like a worm i' the bud, Feed on
         her damask cheek.                     --Shak.

         Some dear cause Will in concealment wrap me up
         awhile.                               --Shak.

2. A place of hiding; a secret place; a retreat frem
   observation.

         The cleft tree Offers its kind concealment to a few.
                                               --Thomson.

3. A secret; out of the way knowledge. [Obs.]

         Well read in strange concealments.    --Shak.

4. (Law) Suppression of such facts and circumstances as in
   justice ought to be made known. --Wharton.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abri, air-raid shelter, airtight secrecy, asylum, bolt-hole, bomb shelter, bombproof, bunker, cache, cave, close secrecy, closeness, corner, cover, covert, coverture, cranny, crypticness, cubby, cubbyhole, cyclone cellar, dark corner, den, disappearance, discreetness, discretion, dugout, earth, evasion, evasiveness, fallout shelter, foxhole, funk hole, hiddenness, hideaway, hideout, hidey hole, hiding, hiding place, hole, hugger-mugger, hugger-muggery, immateriality, imperceptibility, indiscernibility, invisibility, lair, niche, nonappearance, nook, recess, refuge, retreat, safety zone, sanctuary, secrecy, secret place, secretiveness, secretness, shelter, stash, storm cave, storm cellar, subterfuge, the dark, the invisible, the unseen, trench, uncommunicativeness, undercovert, unperceivability, unseeableness, unsubstantiality, viewlessness
 

 

 

 

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