How to use Hypocrite in a sentence
He is a hypocrite, a rascal who has himself roused the people to riot.
I remember, Joseph a man I love and respect like a father, telling me don't be a hypocrite and admit that I smoke.
Charles was in these circumstances no hypocrite, but weak, hesitating and ill-balanced.
The word ' hypocrite ' is, in Greek, simply the word ' actor ' .
We prefer to have that hypocrite in office where he cannot hide behind his left face.Advertisement
When you're caught, pants down, as a lying, hypocrite - its time to go.
The writers of the next century generally condemned him as a mixture of knave, fanatic and hypocrite, and in 1839 John Forster endorsed Landor's verdict that Cromwell lived a hypocrite and died a traitor.
My banner reads no respect for Bush I think he's a bloody hypocrite.
According to VelleIus Paterculus and Pliny, he was a hypocrite and cared for nothing but amassing wealth.
The meaning changed in French to that of "religious hypocrite" through the application, in the feminine bigote, to the members of the religious sisterhoods called Beguines.Advertisement
Huntly, as a Royalist, was decapitated at Edinburgh; and the envoys of Charles, thanks to the advice of Montrose, failed to induce him to stamp himself a recreant and a hypocrite by signing any covenants.
Platt, also struggling with things his mind could not contrive to reconcile, said " that confounded hypocrite.
The early meaning of the word in English, at the end of the 16th century, was that of a religious hypocrite.
Bossuet can only be thought of as the high-priest of authority and common-sense; but Fenelon has been made by turns into a sentimentalist, a mystical saint, an 18th-century philosophe, an ultramontane churchman and a hysterical hypocrite.
St. Mark 7 v 5. The English word hypocrite comes from the Greek word for actor.Advertisement
If I am, then everything I've said makes me a huge hypocrite, but I've always lived by the rule not to let anyone's opinion to rule my life.
Continuing for yet a little longer his course of feverous, almost frenzied, opposition to the throne, on the 3rd of July he electrified France by his bold denunciation of the king, not only as a hypocrite and a despot, but as a base traitor to the constitution.
Persecution can only transform a man into a hypocrite; belief is legitimately formed only by discernment of sufficient evidence; apart from evidence, a man has no right to control the understanding; he cannot determine arbitrarily what his neighbours must believe.
I'm such a hypocrite.
And I'm a hypocrite.Advertisement