HyperDic: hypocrisy

English > 2 senses of the word hypocrisy:
NOUNcommunicationhypocrisy, lip servicean expression of agreement that is not supported by real conviction
attributehypocrisyinsincerity by virtue of pretending to have qualities or beliefs that you do not really have
hypocrisy > pronunciation
Soundshhihpaa'krahsiy
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > hypocrisy: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn expression of agreement that is not supported by real conviction.
Synonymlip service
Narrowercrocodile tearsA hypocritical display of sorrow
Broaderpretense, pretence, feigning, dissemblingpretending with intention to deceive / deceive
Spanishchoro, hipocresía
Catalanhipocresia
Adjectiveshypocriticalprofessing feelings or virtues one does not have
English > hypocrisy: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaninginsincerity by virtue of pretending to have qualities or beliefs that you do not really have.
Narrowerfulsomeness, oiliness, oleaginousness, smarminess, unctuousness, unctionsmug self-serving earnestness
sanctimoniousness, sanctimonyThe quality of being hypocritically devout
Broaderinsincerity, falseness, hollownessThe quality of not being open or truthful
Spanishhipocresía
Catalanhipocresia
Adjectiveshypocriticalprofessing feelings or virtues one does not have

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