εἰρωνεία

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From εἴρων (eírōn, one who feigns ignorance).

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εἰρωνεία (eirōneía) (genitive εἰρωνείᾱς) f, first declension

  1. hypocrisy, deception, especially a feigned ignorance
  2. An assumed appearance, pretext

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