hypocrisy
I noun artfulness, charlatanism, charlatanry, deceit, deceitfulness, deception, dishonesty, dissembling, dissimulatio, double-dealing, duplicity, false profession, falsification, fraud, fraudulence, fraus, front, guile, hollow pretense, imposture, improbity, insincerity, perjury, pharisaism, pretense, pretense of virtue, pretension, quackery, sanctimoniousness, sanctimony, show, trickery II index bad faith, duplicity, indirection (deceitfulness), pretense (pretext)

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  • Hypocrisy — est un groupe de death metal mélodique suédois fondé en 1990 à Ludvika (Suède) par et autour de son charismatique leader Peter Tägtgren. Il est l un des chefs de file de la très prolifique scène metal scandinave. Hypocrisy live in Glasgow,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • hypocrisy — hypocrisy, sanctimony, pharisaism, cant mean the pretense or affectation of being more virtuous or more religious than one actually is. The same differences in implications and connotations are found in their corresponding adjectives,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Hypocrisy — • The pretension to qualities which one does not possess, or, more cognately to the scope of this article, the putting forward of a false appearance of virtue or religion Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Hypocrisy     Hypocrisy …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Hypocrisy — Hypocrisy …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hypocrisy — Hy*poc ri*sy (h[i^]*p[o^]k r[i^]*s[y^]), n.; pl. {Hypocrisies} ( s[i^]z). [OE. hypocrisie, ypocrisie, OF. hypocrisie, ypocrisie, F. hypocrisie, L. hypocrisis, fr. Gr. ypo krisis the playing a part on the stage, simulation, outward show, fr. ypokr …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hypocrisy — c.1200, ipocrisie, from O.Fr. ypocrisie, from L.L. hypocrisis, from Gk. hypokrisis acting on the stage, pretense, from hypokrinesthai play a part, pretend, also answer, from hypo under (see SUB (Cf. sub )) + middle voice of krinein to sift,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • hypocrisy — [hi päk′rə sē] n. pl. hypocrisies [ME ipocrisie < OFr < L hypocrisis, mimicry (in LL(Ec), pretended sanctity) < Gr hypokrisis, acting a part (in LXX and N.T., hypocrisy) < hypokrinesthai, to play a part < hypo , HYPO + krinesthai,… …   English World dictionary

  • hypocrisy — [n] deceitfulness, pretense affectation, bad faith*, bigotry, cant, casuistry, deceit, deception, dishonesty, display, dissembling, dissimulation, double dealing, duplicity, false profession, falsity, fraud, glibness, imposture, insincerity,… …   New thesaurus

  • hypocrisy — ► NOUN (pl. hypocrisies) ▪ the practice of claiming to have higher standards or beliefs than is the case. ORIGIN Greek hupokrisis acting of a theatrical part …   English terms dictionary

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