hypocrisy

Part of speech: noun

The feigning to be what one is not.

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Usage examples "hypocrisy":

  1. After all, your friends love you the better for your innocent hypocrisy. - "Lover or Friend", Rosa Nouchette Carey.
  2. There has, at any rate, been no hypocrisy with me in regard to you. - "The Eustace Diamonds", Anthony Trollope.
  3. George and Janet were all for acting as if nothing unusual had happened, and Rosie scorned them afresh for the useless hypocrisy. - "The Rosie World", Parker Fillmore.