εἰρωνεία

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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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