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Wordnet 3.0


1. professing feelings or virtues one does not have;
- Example: "hypocritical praise"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hypocritical \Hyp`o*crit"ic*al\, a. [Gr. ?: cf. F. hypocritique.] Of or pertaining to a hypocrite, or to hypocrisy; as, a hypocriticalperson; a hypocritical look; a hypocritical action. [1913 Webster] Hypocritical professions of friendship and of pacific intentions were not spared. --Macaulay. -- Hyp`o*crit"ic*al*ly, adv. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

hypocritical adj 1: professing feelings or virtues one does not have; "hypocritical praise"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

76 Moby Thesaurus words for "hypocritical": Pecksniffian, Tartuffian, Tartuffish, affected, alleged, ambidextrous, assumed, avowed, bland, canting, casuistic, claimed, counterfeited, deceitful, deceiving, deceptive, dishonest, dissembling, double, double-dealing, double-faced, double-minded, double-tongued, doublehearted, fake, faked, faking, false, feigned, feigning, glib, goody, goody-goody, holier-than-thou, hypocritic, in name only, insincere, left-handed, lying, mealymouthed, mendacious, moralistic, oily, ostensible, pecksniffian, perfidious, pharisaic, pharisaical, pharisean, phony, pietistic, pious, pretended, pretending, pretexted, professed, purported, put-on, sanctified, sanctimonious, self-righteous, sham, simon-pure, simulated, smooth, smooth-spoken, smooth-tongued, sniveling, so-called, specious, spurious, treacherous, two-faced, unctuous, underhand, untrustworthy