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playacting

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of playacting

  1. a display of emotion or behavior that is insincere or intended to deceive it was clear to her friends that her reaction to the news was pure playacting Synonyms of playacting act, airs, charade, disguise, facade (also façade), front, guise, masquerade, pose, pretense (or pretence), put-on, semblance, showWords Related to playacting impersonation, performance, portrayal; image, persona; appearance, color, gloss; camouflage, cloak; affectation, deceit, deception, dissembling, dissimulation, double-dealing, duplicity, fakery, fraud, guile; betrayal, double cross, faithlessness, falseness, falsity, infidelity, perfidy, treachery, treason, unfaithfulness; excuse, pretextNear Antonyms of playacting bluntness, candidness, candor, directness, forthrightness, frankness, openheartedness, outspokenness, plainspokenness, sincerity, straightforwardness; artlessness, genuineness, naïveté (also naivete or naiveté)


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