ὑπόκρισις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ὑποκρίνομαι (hupokrínomai, I answer) +‎ -σις (-sis).

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Noun[edit]

ὑπόκρισις (hupókrisis) (genitive ὑποκρίσεως) f, third declension

  1. reply, answer
  2. the part of an actor or orator: delivery, delivery, elocution, act
  3. outward show, hypocrisy, pretense

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