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Meaning of DISSEMBLANCE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Dis*sem"blance\, n. [Cf. F. dissemblance. See
    {Dissemble}.]
    Want of resemblance; dissimilitude. [R.] --Osborne.
    
    
  2. \Dis*sem"blance\, n. [Dissemble + -ance.]
    The act or art of dissembling; dissimulation. [Obs.]
    
    
 
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