polite fiction

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A social scenario in which all participants are aware of a truth, but pretend to believe in some alternative version of events to avoid conflict or embarrassment

Susan is only able to deal with the fact that her husband has sex with the man down the street through a filter of polite fiction. She knows what her husband is really doing when he says he is going to buy cigarettes.

polite fiction


    po·lite fic·tion

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    pılayt fîkşın


    /pəˈlīt ˈfəksʜən/ /pəˈlaɪt ˈfɪkʃən/

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