hypocritical

[hip-uh-krit-i-kuhl]
adjective
1.
of the nature of hypocrisy, or pretense of having virtues, beliefs, principles, etc., that one does not actually possess: The parent who has a “do what I say and not what I do” attitude can appear hypocritical to a child.
2.
possessing the characteristics of hypocrisy: Isn't a politician hypocritical for talking about human dignity while voting against reasonable social programs?

hypocritically, adverb
unhypocritical, adjective
unhypocritically, adverb

hypercritical, hypocritical.
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hypocrite (ˈhɪpəkrɪt)
 
n
a person who pretends to be what he is not
 
[C13: from Old French ipocrite, via Late Latin, from Greek hupokritēs one who plays a part, from hupokrinein to feign, from krinein to judge]
 
hypo'critical
 
adj
 
hypo'critically
 
adv

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hypocritical
1560s, from hypocritic (1530s), which was used in the same sense, from Gk. hypokritikos "acting a part" (see hypocrisy).
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Example sentences
That's contradictory and hypocritical and it doesn't make sense to me.
It might be silly but it isn't quite hypocritical.
His analysis is hypocritical and intellectually dishonest.
Such hypocritical dreams are not unusual occurrences with me or with others.
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