HYPOCRITE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of HYPOCRITE
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hypocrite
 n.  one who puts on a false appearance of virtue; one who pretends to hold beliefs
Classic Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  It was very remarkable that a young gentleman who had been brought up under one continuous system of unnatural restraint, should be a hypocrite; but it was certainly the case with Tom.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II
2  She cried bitterly over this reflection when her uncle was gone; and her cousins, on seeing her with red eyes, set her down as a hypocrite.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
3  It was bad enough that a Mrs Clay should be always before her; but that a deeper hypocrite should be added to their party, seemed the destruction of everything like peace and comfort.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 22
4  That abject hypocrite, Pumblechook, nodded again, and said, with a patronizing laugh, "It's more than that, Mum."
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIII
5  He is such an incarnate hypocrite, that whatever object he pursues, he must pursue crookedly.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. Mr. MICAWBER'S TRANSACTIONS
6  Madame," replied Villefort, "you know that I am no hypocrite, or, at least, that I never deceive without a reason.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 67. At the Office of the King's Attorney.
7  I always knew she hated me and she was too much of a hypocrite to admit it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
8  He could see no change, save that in the eyes there was a look of cunning and in the mouth the curved wrinkle of the hypocrite.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20
9  He is a hypocrite, a rascal who has himself roused the people to riot.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XVIII
10  A rogue does not laugh in the same way that an honest man does; a hypocrite does not shed the tears of a man of good faith.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 25 PORTHOS
11  With a hypocritical look of the deepest submission, the Preceptor of Templestowe bowed to the ground before his Superior, and resumed his seat.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
12  Yet this demure affectation of extreme penitence was whimsically belied by a ludicrous meaning which lurked in his huge features, and seemed to pronounce his fear and repentance alike hypocritical.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
13  It is more hypocritical than irreproachable.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER V—PRESENT PROGRESS
14  I place no confidence in their hypocritical faces.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 6 HIS MAJESTY KING LOUIS XIII
15  No, that I am sure I shall not; and I think it is very impertinent of him to write to you at all, and very hypocritical.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 13
Example Sentence:
1  When you're called a hypocrite is when you really live a double lifestyle.
2  He's a hypocrite - he's always lecturing other people on the environment but he drives around in a huge great car.
3  It was a protest against the hypocritical policies of the United States, which has supported Mubarak despite his autocratic rule.
4  The challenge for church people today is how to be pious in the best sense, that is, to be devout without becoming hypocritical.
5  Your tirade is juvenile, hypocritical, and dare I say, unprofessional.
6  Of course I was wrong; it would be hypocritical to pretend otherwise.
7  Harsh judgments can make hypocrites of us all.