the quality of being fraudulent
misrepresentation, deceit, deception(noun)
a misleading falsehood
deception, deceit, dissembling, dissimulation(noun)
the act of deceiving
An act or practice intended to deceive; a trick
The whole conversation was merely a deceit.
An act of deceiving someone
The state of being deceitful or deceptive
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.
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
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
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
de-sēt′, n. act of deceiving: anything intended to mislead another: fraud: falseness.—adj. Deceit′ful, full of deceit: disposed or tending to deceive: insincere.—adv. Deceit′fully.—n. Deceit′fulness. [O. Fr., from L. decipĕre, deceptum, to deceive.]
The numerical value of deceit in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of deceit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
In times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.
In the essence of truth lies deceit. Deceit dispels the boredom of the Absolute.
Use no hurtful deceit think innocently and justly and if you speak, speak accordingly.
Nothing is easier than self-deceit. For what each man wishes, that he also believes to be true.
How she’s been able to get away from the lies, the deceit, the destruction of 33,000 emails. To me, that’s her single greatest accomplishment.
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Translations for deceit
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- измама, лъжаBulgarian
- Betrügerei, Täuschung, FalschheitGerman
- engaño, fraude, bellaqueríaSpanish
- گول, فریبPersian
- huijaus, petos, vilpillisyys, huiputus, petosyritys, harhautus, yritys, vilppiFinnish
- tromperie, fraudeFrench
- megtévesztés, megtévesztőHungarian
- falsità, mendacità, inganno, truccoItalian
- 속임수, 사기, 기만Korean
- oszustwo, podstępPolish
- logro, fraude, velhacariaPortuguese
- обма́нчивость, лжи́вость, обма́нRussian
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