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Definition of Concealment


  1. The act of concealing; the state of being concealed.
  2. A place of hiding; a secret place; a retreat frem observation.
  3. A secret; out of the way knowledge.
  4. Suppression of such facts and circumstances as in justice ought to be made known.

Concealment Quotations

America is not only big and rich, it is mysterious; and its capacity for the humorous or ironical concealment of its interests matches that of the legendary inscrutable Chinese.
David Riesman

If you want to be fully convinced of the abominations of slavery, go on a southern plantation, and call yourself a negro trader. Then there will be no concealment; and you will see and hear things that will seem to you impossible among human beings with immortal souls.
Harriet Ann Jacobs

Big companies are like marching bands. Even if half the band is playing random notes, it still sounds kind of like music. The concealment of failure is built into them.
Douglas Coupland

There is never vulgarity in a whole truth, however commonplace. It may be unimportant or painful. It cannot be vulgar. Vulgarity is only in concealment of truth, or in affectation.
John Ruskin

And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern her, half her strength must be concealment.
George Eliot
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Concealment Translations

concealment in German is Verborgenheit
concealment in Spanish is ocultamiento
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