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synonyms for hypocritical

  • deceptive
  • duplicitous
  • false
  • insincere
  • sanctimonious
  • self-righteous
  • unnatural
  • affected
  • artificial
  • assuming
  • bland
  • canting
  • captious
  • caviling
  • deluding
  • dissembling
  • double
  • double-dealing
  • faithless
  • feigning
  • fishy
  • fraudulent
  • glib
  • hollow
  • jivey
  • left-handed
  • lying
  • moralistic
  • oily
  • pharisaical
  • phony
  • pietistic
  • pious
  • smooth
  • smooth-spoken
  • smooth-tongued
  • snide
  • specious
  • spurious
  • two-faced
  • unctuous
  • unreliable
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antonyms for hypocritical

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  • forthright
  • frank
  • genuine
  • honest
  • humble
  • open
  • real
  • truthful
  • actual
  • authentic
  • just
  • reliable
  • righteous
  • sincere
  • upright
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How to use hypocritical in a sentence

Just as it was hypocritical for Newsom to attend that dinner party, it’s hypocritical to claim that people know to social distance and to insist you follow the science while hosting indoor holiday parties.
MCENANY HAS MASTERED THE ‘ALL OF THE CREDIT, NONE OF THE BLAME’ APPROACH TO THE PANDEMICPHILIP BUMPDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
“It seems hypocritical to throw him into the fire when we’ve been putting up with so much worse,” Brandon Barber, 32, an unaffiliated voter who works in finance and served as an Army medic in Iraq, said of Cunningham.
IN N.C., VOTERS CALL CUNNINGHAM’S INFIDELITY RECKLESS, SHOCKING. THEY STILL VOTE FOR THE DEMOCRAT.RACHAEL BADE, PAM KELLEYOCTOBER 21, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It’s hypocritical if he expects the population to be able to do that, because the task force he constituted is recommending it, yet he’s not doing it.
TRUMP AND HIS TOP AIDES HAVE STOPPED WEARING MASKS AFTER A BRIEF EFFORTRACHEL SCHALLOMSEPTEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
Being hypocritical and miserly are what Falwell is being roasted for.
WHO AMONG US HAS NOT SEDUCED THE POOL BOY?EUGENE ROBINSONAUGUST 30, 2020OZY
If they don’t, DTC startups risk coming across as hypocritical if they try to market themselves as championing diversity, inclusion and transparency, but customers learn their retail employees had a different experience.
BY BEING TOO CUSTOMER-OBSESSED, DTC STARTUPS ARE FAILING THEIR RETAIL EMPLOYEESANNA HENSELAUGUST 21, 2020DIGIDAY
God rejects the hypocritical fasts of the Jews: recommends works of mercy, and sincere godliness.
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He even joined with some show of interest (of course hypocritical) in the conversation.
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Calvin gave birth, by the sternness of his doctrines and his executions, to that form of hypocritical sentiment called "cant."
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The hypocritical ceremony continued some time, when the warriors began talking among themselves.
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WORDS RELATED TO HYPOCRITICAL

  • deceitful
  • deceptive
  • disingenuous
  • double-dealing
  • hypocritical
  • left-handed
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