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English → English (WordNet) Definition: duplicity duplicity n 1: a fraudulent or duplicitous representation [syn: fraudulence] 2: acting in bad faith; deception by pretending to entertain one set of intentions while acting under the influence of another [syn: double-dealing]
English → English (gcide) Definition: duplicity duplicity \du*plic"i*ty\, n.; pl. duplicities. [F. duplicit['e], L. duplicitas, fr. duplex double. See Duplex.] 1. Doubleness; a twofold state. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] Do not affect duplicities nor triplicities, nor any certain number of parts in your division of things. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster] 2. Doubleness of heart or speech; insincerity; a sustained form of deception which consists in entertaining or pretending to entertain one set of feelings, and acting as if influenced by another; bad faith. [1913 Webster] Far from the duplicity wickedly charged on him, he acted his part with alacrity and resolution. --Burke. [1913 Webster] 3. (Law) (a) The use of two or more distinct allegations or answers, where one is sufficient. --Blackstone. (b) In indictments, the union of two incompatible offenses. --Wharton. Syn: Double dealing; dissimulation; deceit; guile; deception; falsehood. [1913 Webster]


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