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Definition of Hypocrisy

Hypocrisy

  1. The act or practice of a hypocrite; a feigning to be what one is not, or to feel what one does not feel; a dissimulation, or a concealment of one's real character, disposition, or motives; especially, the assuming of false appearance of virtue or religion; a simulation of goodness.

Hypocrisy Quotations

I always tell people that religious institutions and political institutions should be separate. So while I'm telling people this, I myself continue with them combined. Hypocrisy!
Dalai Lama

The only vice that cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is itself hypocrisy.
William Hazlitt

Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond promise, it costs nothing.
Edmund Burke

A Conservative Government is an organized hypocrisy.
Benjamin Disraeli

Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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Hypocrisy Translations

hypocrisy in French is hypocrisie
hypocrisy in German is Heuchelei
hypocrisy in Italian is ipocrisia
hypocrisy in Norwegian is skinnhellighet, hykleri
hypocrisy in Swedish is hyckleri

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