hypocrisy

 /hɪˈpɒkrɪsɪ/


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
hy•poc•ri•sy /hɪˈpɑkrəsi/USA pronunciation  n. [uncountable;
countable]
,pl.  -sies.

    an act or instance of pretending to have desirable qualities or views that one does not really possess.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

hypocrisy /hɪˈpɒkrəsɪ/ n ( pl -sies)
  1. the practice of professing standards, beliefs, etc, contrary to one's real character or actual behaviour, esp the pretence of virtue and piety
  2. an act or instance of this



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