Definition of


  1. (verb, communication) reveal the true nature of
  2. (verb, contact) take the mask off

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Synonyms of Unmask


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Alternate forms of Unmask

Derivations: unmasking

Hypernyms: debunk, expose, uncover

Origin of the word Unmask

  1. 1580s in figurative sense, c.1600 in literal sense, from un- (2) + mask (v.). more

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