dissemble - Dictionary definition and meaning for word dissemble

(verb) make believe with the intent to deceive
Synonyms : affect , feign , pretend , sham
Example Sentence
  • He feigned that he was ill
  • He shammed a headache
(verb) hide under a false appearance
Synonyms : cloak , mask
Example Sentence
  • He masked his disappointment
(verb) behave unnaturally or affectedly
Synonyms : act , pretend
Example Sentence
  • She's just acting

Memory aid to help you memorize this

The word sounds like "resemble"...the person/ a thing of tat type can be in disguise...
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seems like "dis assemble"(break) you broke the favourite pot of mom n den tried to "conceal" ur mistake...or pretending
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DIS+ASSEMBLE....assemble means to bring parts together like we do in computers...now you have got a computer having secret information in it...hence to hide your motives, you will dissemble your computer....
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Dis sem bale bale ho gayi..:P hence i have disguise to my parents
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dessemble = not resemble i.e disguise
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read as this-resemble. When one thing resembles other, it can disguise viewer for it.
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semble stands for the appearance of a person.. dis+semble== relate it with false appearance.hence DISSEMBLE is disguise, pretend
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dissemble sounds like ressemble...so its like dis two twins who ressemble same can DISSEMBLE us..
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She smiled at her boss, but thought, "Dis some bull (sh*t)"
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Dissemble = Disguise
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Sounds like resemble and resembling things can disguise
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Do not resemble your true feelings
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Dis(not)+semble(image): real image/nature is hidden
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 When an army was assembling for war, the mother dissembled her son in her home
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