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Word of the Day - hypocrite

Hypocrite – h ih p ax k r ih t

How to Pronounce Hypocrite
How to Pronounce Hypocrite

someone who indulges in hypocrisy

He was found out to be a hypocrite and was asked to leave the business.

Definition noun

a person who pretends to have virtues, moral or religious beliefs, principles, etc., that he or she does not actually possess, especially a person whose actions belie stated beliefs.

a person who feigns some desirable or publicly approved attitude, especially one whose private life, opinions, or statements belie his or her public statements.

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First known use

1175–1225; Middle English ipocrite<Old French <Late Latin hypocrita<Greek hypokritḗs a stage actor, hence one who pretends to be what he is not, equivalent to hypokrī́(nesthai) (see hypocrisy) + -tēs agent suffix

Word of the Day - hypocrite
Word of the Day - hypocrite

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