Definition of hypocrisy
- His hypocrisy was finally revealed with the publication of his private letters.
- our conventional morality often serves as a cover for hypocrisy and selfishness
- —Lucius Garvin
- a keen awareness of one's parents' hypocrisies
When his private letters were made public, they revealed his hypocrisy.
the hypocrisy of people who say one thing but do another
Teenagers often have a keen awareness of their parents' hypocrisies.
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