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Tartuffery

[tahr-too f-uh-ree, -too-fuh-] /tɑrˈtʊf ə ri, -ˈtu fə-/
noun
1.
behavior or character of a Tartuffe, especially hypocritical piety.
Origin of Tartuffery
1850-1855
From the French word tartufferie, dating back to 1850-55. See Tartuffe, -ry
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  • Every nation has its own "Tartuffery," and calls that its virtue.

    Beyond Good and Evil Friedrich Nietzsche

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