false face


Also found in: Dictionary.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Words related to false face

a mask worn as part of a masquerade costume

References in periodicals archive ?
I examined the way in which age acts as a mediator for employees engaging in tasks requiring emotional labor and false face acting, and the resulting pride in their jobs.
A frame differential method is executed to detect the moving targets; the possible position of a face in the current frame is calculated according to the previous frame based on the prior-term (i); finally, the detection window of the Adaboost method is restrained according to the possible position of the face to avoid computational time consumption and false face detection in non-face windows.
The man, who is in his early 30s and comes from the South East of England, slips on the movie-style false face, which makes him look like a man in his 70s.
She said: "Not everyone will leak their true emotions, and some people are better than others at adopting a false face (such as) psychopaths.
False face must hide what the false heart doth know.
A false face isn't going to work Aries, you have to be open and honest about who or what you want, Venus is demanding it.
It is likely that the attribution was made because of the continuing tradition of "False Face" carving among the Iroquois even though Mathews in her doctoral dissertation could find no direct correlation between the images carved into False Face masks and images on other objects including pipes and bowls.
So today, as the Catholic Church of the 21st century continues to move out in time and space to witness the gospel to persons of all faiths or no faith, of all religions or no religion, it must remember what is essential to the gospel and its authentic interpretation through the ages, and set aside whatever accretions hinder authentic witness and present a false face both to ourselves and to the world.
Mencken put it, "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false face for the urge to rule it"
Here students grades 5 through 8 will be treated to fascinating stories about the Tibetan Mandalas, Navajo Indians, the False Face Society, aboriginal Papunyas, and more.
One piece, on display at the Maslak McLeod Gallery in Toronto and entitled False Face and Turtle Rattle depicts the instrument used to call spirits in ceremony.
Batman villains who've met the Queen: Two Face (Blair), False Face (Joan Rivers), The Joker (George W), Egg-Head (Nick Robinson), The Black Widow (Cilla).
It was my only opportunity in my lifetime to be a clown, to put on a false face and let myself go to whatever degree I felt like that day.
To put on a false face of tolerance, the Germans put two athletes of partly Jewish background on their team for show--while barring other Jews.
Some people find masks sinister--presenting a false face to the world.