Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Deception"

The meaning of "Deception" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does deception vs deceive mean?
A: deception é enganar como um substantivo. Pode pensar em deception como um ato de enganar.
Q: What does deception mean?
A: the act of hiding the truth, especially to get an advantage:
= He was found guilty of obtaining money by deception.
= He said that the government was guilty of deception by exaggerating the figures.
= He was arrested on charges of attempted deception when he tried to use a stolen credit card.
= Police uncovered a shocking story of lies, deception and blackmail.
= It wasn't really magic - just some kind of clever visual deception.
= Her husband was a practised liar, capable of extraordinary deception.
Q: What does deception mean?
A: It means something along the lines of “a lie” or “hiding the truth”.
Q: What does Fearful of more deceptions, his legal team has insisted that he answer questions only in writing. mean?
A: I don't know if it is an adjective phrase but "fearful of more deceptions" does describe the motivation of the legal team. It describes their state of mind and why they are insisting on written answers.

Example sentences using "Deception"

Q: Please show me example sentences with deception .
A: She had trusted him so completely, this deception suddenly became unbearable.

Synonyms of "Deception" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between deception and deceit ?
A: I would say, just from my own observation as a native speaker, that deceit has a negative connotation; whereas, deception is more associated with harmless attempts to deceive, such as a magician (or, illusionist).

Examples:
- Your deceit has been discovered! You have been stealing from the company for over a year and covering it up in your reports.

- The illusionist is an expert at using deception to make you think that you saw one thing, when actually something completely different happened.
Q: What is the difference between deception and falsehood ?
A: トモさん、こんにちは。

deception is the act of tricking, fooling, or cheating somebody. It has a verb "deceive"
falsehood is the concept, or the state, in which something is being untrue. It comes from the adjective "false" appended with "-hood."

They are used differently, deception is almost always negatively nuanced, whereas falsehood is a neutral word, which can be positive and negative depending on how it is used.

e.g.
She fell victim to the deception done by a group of professional scammers and lost 100,000 dollars of savings.

Falsehood is a necessary part of social interaction, keeping secrets and lying occasionally to protect oneself and others is normal.
Q: What is the difference between deception and disappointment ?
A: Deception is when you try to trick someone into thinking or doing something. Disappointment is when you are sad at what somebody did.

His deception really disappointed me.

My father was disappointed in me when he saw me hit my brother.

I deceived (deception) my brother into thinking we were going to McDonald's for lunch. (We are not actually going to "McDonald's." I just tricked him (deceived) into thinking we were)
Q: What is the difference between deception and fraud ?
A: Both involve deception. But with fraud, you deceive (lie to) people in order to gain a financial or personal gain. Deception is simply deception. It's pretty much like lying but you lie in order to gain an advantage. Hopefully this was helpful.
Q: What is the difference between deception and deceit ?
A: I believe they are variants with the same meaning.

Translations of "Deception"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? How do you say deception in English?
A: deception means to cheat or betray someone.
ex: That scheme was a deception.
ex: She deceived him.

Other questions about "Deception"

Q: "When I think of the deception by him, my anger flares up."

Hello! Do you think the sentence above sounds natural?
A: Thank you for the feedback. Do you think "my anger flares up" is too formal?
Q: What does "pull of his own deceptions' mean In the text below? Does it mean develop his own tricks?

Thanks in advance.
A: Thanks a lot!
Q: Please show me how to pronounce deception.
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Q: Remove from me.This deception that I called love Does this sound natural?
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Q: You are in a constant deception. Why do you lie so much? Does this sound natural?
A: You are constantly deceptive. Why do you lie so much?

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