Definitions for deceitdɪˈsit

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fraudulence, deceit(noun)

    the quality of being fraudulent

  2. misrepresentation, deceit, deception(noun)

    a misleading falsehood

  3. deception, deceit, dissembling, dissimulation(noun)

    the act of deceiving


  1. deceit(Noun)

    An act or practice intended to deceive; a trick

    The whole conversation was merely a deceit.

  2. deceit(Noun)

    An act of deceiving someone

  3. deceit(Noun)

    The state of being deceitful or deceptive

  4. deceit(Noun)

    The tort or fraudulent representation of a material fact made with knowledge of its falsity, or recklessly, or without reasonable grounds for believing its truth and with intent to induce reliance on it; the plaintiff justifiably relies on the deception, to his injury.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deceit(noun)

    an attempt or disposition to deceive or lead into error; any declaration, artifice, or practice, which misleads another, or causes him to believe what is false; a contrivance to entrap; deception; a wily device; fraud

  2. Deceit(noun)

    any trick, collusion, contrivance, false representation, or underhand practice, used to defraud another. When injury is thereby effected, an action of deceit, as it called, lies for compensation


  1. Deceit

    Deceit is an original novel written by Peter Darvill-Evans and based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It features the Seventh Doctor, Ace and Bernice. Also included is Doctor Who Magazine comic character Abslom Daak, in his first appearance outside of DWM. A prelude to the novel, also penned by Darvill-Evans, appeared in Doctor Who Magazine #198.

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