n [U] practice of misrepresenting one's real character, opinions, etc, esp by pretending to be more virtuous than one really is; insincerity 伪善; 虚伪.
1100-1200; Language: Old French;Origin:
ypocrisie, from Greek
hypokrisis 'act of playing a part on stage, hypocrisy'
when someone pretends to have certain beliefs or opinions that they do not really have - used to show disapproval
≠ sincerity It would be sheer hypocrisy to pray for success, since I've never believed in God.
1. We still do;we are living in a world with hypocrisy. 我们现在仍然有这种感觉:我们生活在一个伪善的世界里.
2. Living in a world in which undeclared aggression, war, hypocrisy, chicanery, anarchy and impending immolation are part of our daily lives, 如今，不宣而战的侵略、战争、虚伪、诈骗、无政府状态以及即将临头的毁灭成了我们日常生活的一部分，