ypocrisie

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek

Noun[edit]

ypocrisie f (oblique plural ypocrisies, nominative singular ypocrisie, nominative plural ypocrisies)

  1. hypocrisy
    • circa 1180,, Chrétien de Troyes, Perceval ou le conte du Graal:
      La senestre, selonc l'estoire,
      senefie la vainne gloire
      qui vint de fause ypocrisie.
      Et la destre, que senefie ?
      Charité, qui de sa bone oevre
      pas ne se vante, ençois la coevre[.]
      They left, according to history
      Represents vainglory
      Which comes from false hypocrisy
      And the right, what does that represent?
      Charity, which does not
      boast about its good work

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