Hypocrisy in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Hypocrisy

the practice of professing standards, beliefs, etc, opposite to one's real character or actual behavior

Examples of Hypocrisy in a sentence

Students protested that the rule about cell phones was just a bunch of hypocrisy because teachers were always using their cell phones.  🔊

As long as you claim not to practice hypocrisy in wanting to protect our environment, can you explain why you are throwing your plastic water bottles in the trash?  🔊

When you agree to serve a cause and then back out, I would call that hypocrisy.  🔊

If you say you’re worried about the environment, it’s hard to drive one of those gas-guzzling SUVs without being accused of hypocrisy.  🔊

Because so many historical figures have been noted for saying one thing and doing something different, some students have started calling their classroom literature hypocrisy books instead of history books.  🔊

Although Cary tried to seem sincere in congratulating her opponent, there was a lot of hypocrisy in her words.  🔊

Aaron was enraged because he felt that the intervention his friends and family planned for him was just hypocrisy on their part.  🔊

He made a pretense of having noble motives in raising funds for the orphanage, but we all saw through his hypocrisy.  🔊

Some foreigners believe that America is a two-faced nation, but any world historian will tell you that hypocrisy has never been limited to those citizens who live and work in the US.  🔊

Some people insist that our politicians’ desire to interfere in Middle East politics is based on hypocrisy and greed because of oil interests.  🔊

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