hypocrisynoun [U]uk /hɪˈpɒk.rɪ.si/ us /-ˈpɑː.krə-/ disapproving
- Her strongest criticism was reserved for the prime minister whom she accused of 'nauseating hypocrisy'.
- I'm amazed at the hypocrisy of the man - buying a foreign car after urging everyone else to buy British products.
- In constantly criticizing others for being intolerant while refusing to hear anyone else's view, they are guilty of supreme hypocrisy.
- His behaviour in this whole affair does rather savour of hypocrisy - he's certainly not without blame himself.
- Why can't politicians just be honest with themselves and stop all this hypocrisy?