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1. Characterized by hypocrisy: hypocritical praise.
2. Being a hypocrite: a hypocritical rogue.

hyp′o·crit′i·cal·ly adv.
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Adv.1.hypocritically - in a hypocritical manner; "he behaved hypocritically by praying piously when people were watching"
بِرياء، بِنِفاق
hræsnislega; uppgerîarlega


[ˌhɪpəˈkrɪtɪkəlɪ] ADVhipócritamente


[ˌhɪpəˈkrɪtɪklɪ] advipocritamente, in modo ipocrita


(hiˈpokrəsi) noun
the act or state of pretending to be better than one is or to have feelings or beliefs which one does not actually have.
hypocrite (ˈhipəkrit) noun
a person who is guilty of hypocrisy.
ˌhypoˈcritical (hipəˈkri-) adjective
ˌhypoˈcritically adverb
References in classic literature ?
They would be justified in repeating hypocritically civil speeches in the presence of the painter, and pitying him and laughing at him when they were alone again.
No; it is not you who have directly made this exposure and brought this sorrow on us, but you hypocritically provoked it.
This would have been no serious hindrance on a week-day; they would have clicked through it in their high patterns and boots quite unconcerned; but on this day of vanity, this Sun's-day, when flesh went forth to coquet with flesh while hypocritically affecting business with spiritual things; on this occasion for wearing their white stockings and thin shoes, and their pink, white, and lilac gowns, on which every mud spot would be visible, the pool was an awkward impediment.
French Frank, aided by John Barleycorn, orated hypocritically about virtue and honesty, and, despite his fifty years, got Whisky Bob out on the sand and proceeded to lick him.
Bourgeois marriage is in reality a system of wives in common and thus,at the most, what the Communists might possibly be reproached with,is that they desire to introduce, in substitution for a hypocritically concealed, an openly legalised community of women.
Since Macedonia is also those who are angry and disappointed; Macedonia is Mickoski and his team, Macedonia are the hard-liners, Macedonia is one people who will believe in Zaev only if he honestly, not hypocritically, with deeds and not with words
Unfortunately our political vultures most cunningly and hypocritically are in the race to sell our blood and honour for their belly,' he added.
Netanyahu said his comments were not only directed at the media "but also the public figures who have been sanctimoniously and hypocritically tutting".
However he then hypocritically goes on to use the column to celebrate his claimed achievements and have a dig at the SNP.
For some reason the world is behaving hypocritically with relation to this issue, as if anti-Christianity was an acceptable form of discrimination, he said.
Canadas decision to extend its anti-Russia sanctions under the false pretext of hypocritically championing human rights is absolutely pointless and reprehensible, read a Friday statement from the Russian embassy in Ottawa.
The US and its allies act hypocritically in Syria in regard to Syrian people and humanitarian aids," Mekdad added.