from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Characterized by hypocrisy: hypocritical praise.
- adj. Being a hypocrite: a hypocritical rogue.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to a hypocrite, or to hypocrisy
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of, pertaining to, or proceeding from hypocrisy; characterized by hypocrisy; dissembling; feigned.
- Synonyms Dissembling, insincere, hollow, sham; sanctimonious, canting, Pharisaical.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. professing feelings or virtues one does not have
It was a protest against what he calls the hypocritical policies of the United States, which has supported Mubarak despite his autocratic rule.
Brewer fumes at the oil-services giant's tactics, which he calls hypocritical and reminiscent of the rhetorical handsprings of the
Western powers for what he called hypocritical and dangerous policies that can only lead to nuclear proliferation, according to remarks broadcast on state-run Press TV.
The hardline leader slammed Western powers for what he called hypocritical and dangerous policies that can only lead to nuclear proliferation, according to remarks broadcast on state-run Press TV.
'' Finally, the Russians have been consciously imitating what it calls the hypocritical aspects of Western behavior based on the principle that 'if they can do it, why can't we?' ''
I don't think "hypocritical" is part of me, but "looking from every angle" is, which is pretty hypocritical whether I like it or not.
The reason why you confused the moral issue with the legal one here and why you so clearly believed your opponents were being hypocritical is likely because of your own skewed perception ofthem.
How they have the nerve to rant and rave, point fingers, distort and be so hypocritical is beyond me.
What makes it all the more hypocritical is that Mr. Lieberman claims to want health care reform.
Of all the misguided policies that the US has towards Cuba, perhaps the most nonsensical, counterproductive and downright hypocritical is the travel ban.