Deceptive vs. Facade

Deceptive vs. Facade — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Deceptive and Facade

Deceptiveadjective

Deceiving or tending to deceive

a deceptive advertisement.

Facadenoun

The face of a building, especially the principal face.

Deceptiveadjective

Misleading, likely or attempting to deceive.

deceptive advertisingdeceptive practices

Facadenoun

An artificial or deceptive front

ideological slogans that were a façade for power struggles.

Deceptiveadjective

causing one to believe what is not true or fail to believe what is true;

deceptive calma delusory pleasure

Facadenoun

(architecture) The face of a building, especially the front view or elevation.

Deceptiveadjective

tending to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently;

the deceptive calm in the eye of the stormdeliberately deceptive packaginga misleading similaritystatistics can be presented in ways that are misleading

Facadenoun

(by extension) The face or front (most visible side) of any other thing, such as an organ.

Facadenoun

(figuratively) A deceptive or insincere outward appearance; a front.

Facadenoun

the face or front of a building

Facadenoun

a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant