Synonyms and Antonyms of hypocrisy
the pretending of having virtues, principles, or beliefs that one in fact does not have <the hypocrisy of people who claim to care about the environment but ride around in gas-guzzlers> Synonyms cant, dissembling, dissimulation, insincerity, piousness Related Words deceit, deceitfulness, deception, deceptiveness, dishonesty, double-dealing, falsity, perfidy, two-facedness; affectation, affectedness, pretense (or pretence), pretension, pretentiousness, sanctimoniousness, self-righteousness, self-satisfaction; duplicity, fakery, falseness, fraudulentness, shamming; artificiality, glibness, oiliness, smoothness, unctuousness Near Antonyms candor, directness, forthrightness, frankness, honesty, openheartedness, openness, probity, straightforwardness, truthfulness; artlessness, guilelessness, naturalness, unaffectedness Antonyms genuineness, sincereness, sincerity
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