hypocrisie

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

hypocrisie (plural hypocrisies)

  1. Obsolete form of hypocrisy.

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch ypokrosie, itself directly from Latin hypocrisis, from Ancient Greek ὑπόκρισις (hupókrisis, acting on the stage, pretense).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɦi.poː.kriˈzi/
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  • Hyphenation: hy‧po‧cri‧sie
  • Rhymes: -i

Noun[edit]

hypocrisie f (plural hypocrisieën, diminutive hypocrisietje n)

  1. The fake quality hypocrisy (claim, pretense, or false representation of holding beliefs, feelings, or virtues that one does not actually possess)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French ypocrisye, from Late Latin hypocrisis, from Ancient Greek ὑπόκρισις (hupókrisis, acting on the stage, pretense).

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Noun[edit]

hypocrisie f (plural hypocrisies)

  1. hypocrisy

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