Definition of 'hypocrisy'
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Labour said the row exposed shabby hypocrisy. The Sun (2016)Labour said the row exposed shabby hypocrisy. The Sun (2016)Give that man the award for breathtaking hypocrisy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The point is to expose hypocrisy or shameful behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The necessary hypocrisy of politicians partly derives from the egregious hypocrisy of the People. The Times Literary Supplement (2009)That terrible festering secret of yours that burdens you, the hypocrisy of your life. The Sun (2014)It stinks of humbug, hypocrisy and double standards. The Sun (2013)This is a stirring, withering polemic about breathtaking hypocrisy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The temptation to expose the hypocrisy will be strong for any Tory. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The Miller episode has exposed the hypocrisy at the heart of our political system. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It shines a light on the regime's brutality and exposes its hypocrisy to its own people. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It first did this by providing insight into the seemingly systemic corruption and hypocrisy of the Chinese elite. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Religious hypocrisy is pervasive, too. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This monumental hypocrisy is breathtaking. The Sun (2013)Let's take their breathtaking hypocrisy. The Sun (2010)When politicians deal in such blatant hypocrisy, is it any wonder that our ruling elite are trying to control what we print? The Sun (2014)I'm just there to expose the hypocrisy of it all. The Sun (2015)They spoke of manners and morals, political corruption and social hypocrisy, patriotism and prejudice. Times, Sunday Times (2007)After four consecutive summers at the church camp, she got fed up with the hypocrisy of people coming to church mainly to show off their clothes. Christianity Today (2000)With breathtaking hypocrisy, the sneaky judge dished out justice to benefit cheats while falsely pocketing nearly 50,000 in benefits himself. The Sun (2006)So I'll let you decide whether this smells of hypocrisy and double standards. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'hypocrisy'
British English: hypocrisy NOUN
If you accuse someone of hypocrisy, you mean that they pretend to have qualities, beliefs, or feelings that they do not really have.
He accused newspapers of hypocrisy in their treatment of the story.
Definition of hypocrisy from the Collins English Dictionary
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