[ US /hɪˈpɑkɹəsi/ ]
[ UK /hɪpˈɒkɹəsi/ ]
  1. an expression of agreement that is not supported by real conviction
  2. insincerity by virtue of pretending to have qualities or beliefs that you do not really have
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How To Use hypocrisy In A Sentence

  • He could spot hypocrisy, pomposity, smugness, snobbery, tomfoolery and turpitude from miles away.
  • Stanhope sees his openness as a counter to society's hypocrisy about such subjects.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - McCain accuses Obama of hypocrisy on gas tax stand « - Blogs from CNN. com McCain accuses Obama of hypocrisy on gas tax stand
  • Let's take their breathtaking hypocrisy. The Sun
  • Opening at the turn of the last century, it shows a society riven by hypocrisy and deceit. Times, Sunday Times
  • It shines a light on the regime's brutality and exposes its hypocrisy to its own people. Times, Sunday Times
  • Hypocrisy, though not evident regarding Bennett, is far superior to its replacement in the modern era, relativistic amoralism, as pure behavior seems lacking amongst our fellow humans. "For Republicans, there's only one candidate of hope: Hillary Rodham Clinton."
  • No longer the torch-bearer of iconoclasm, the scourge of intellectual hypocrisy, I had become instead mere target practice for Banner Wavers Anonymous.
  • It would be the sheerest hypocrisy for these same Democrats to give President Obama a pass on such criticism, merely on the grounds that he is of their party. Chris Weigant: Friday Talking Points -- Zombie Attack!
  • His condemnation of violence and wealth, of government repression and church hypocrisy, brought him administrative pinpricks and excommunication.
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