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Pronunciation:  kun'seelmunt

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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

         The cleft tree Offers its kind concealment to a few.

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
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