Definition for SIM-U-LA'TION

SIM-U-LA'TION, n. [Fr. from L. simulatio.]

The act of feigning to be that which is not; the assumption of a deceitful appearance or character. Simulation differs from dissimulation. The former denotes the assuming of a false character; the latter denotes the concealment of the true character. Both are comprehended in the word hypocrisy.

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