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Meaning of DISSEMBLER

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a person who professes beliefs and opinions that they do not hold
 

DISSEMBLER is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: hypocrite, phoney, phony, pretender
 
 See Also: beguiler, charmer, cheat, cheater, deceiver, slicker, smoothie, smoothy, sweet talker, Tartufe, Tartuffe, trickster, whited sepulcher, whited sepulchre

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis*sem"bler\, n.
One who dissembles; one who conceals his opinions or
dispositions under a false appearance; a hypocrite.

      It is the weakest sort of politicians that are the
      greatest dissemblers.                    --Bacon.

      Priests, princes, women, no dissemblers here. --Pope.

Syn: {Dissembler}, {Hypocrite}.

Usage: A person is called a dissembler with reference to his
       concealment of his real character, and a hypocrite
       with reference to his assumption of a false character.
       But hypocrite is the stronger word, being commonly
       used to characterize a person who is habitually
       insincere and false, especially one who makes
       professions of goodness when his aims are selfish and
       his life corrupt.

 

 

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