Antonyms for concealment

Grammar : Noun
Spell : kuh n-seel-muh nt
Phonetic Transcription : kənˈsil mənt

Definition of concealment

Origin :
  • early 14c. (late 13c. in Anglo-French), from Old French concelement "concealment, secrecy," from conceler "to hide" (see conceal). Originally a term in law; general sense is from c.1600.
  • noun hiding, secrecy
Example sentences :
  • My reason for concealment was, that I might surprise you at the end of this voyage.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • There could probably be no concealment, certainly no explanation.
  • Extract from : « Malbone » by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
  • Persons of the class alluded to will sometimes admit of concealment.
  • Extract from : « Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II » by Francis Augustus Cox
  • But it was not the policy of Hawkeye to affect the least concealment.
  • Extract from : « The Last of the Mohicans » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • But fear was accompanied by another instinct—that of concealment.
  • Extract from : « White Fang » by Jack London
  • Hilary sprang to his feet; further attempt at concealment was useless.
  • Extract from : « Slaves of Mercury » by Nat Schachner
  • Secure in their numbers there was no thought of concealment.
  • Extract from : « Slaves of Mercury » by Nat Schachner
  • How much we should gain, were candor as universal as concealment!
  • Extract from : « Beauty and The Beast, and Tales From Home » by Bayard Taylor
  • There was no chance for concealment; the surface was too smooth for that.
  • Extract from : « Two Thousand Miles Below » by Charles Willard Diffin
  • Either he was not much puffed up, or he had the art of concealment.
  • Extract from : « Stories of a Western Town » by Octave Thanet

Synonyms for concealment

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