hypocritical

[ hip-uh-krit-i-kuhl ]
/ ˌhɪp əˈkrɪt ɪ kəl /

adjective

of the nature of hypocrisy, or pretense of having virtues, beliefs, principles, etc., that one does not actually possess: The parent who has a “do what I say and not what I do” attitude can appear hypocritical to a child.
possessing the characteristics of hypocrisy: Isn't a politician hypocritical for talking about human dignity while voting against reasonable social programs?

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OTHER WORDS FROM hypocritical

hyp·o·crit·i·cal·ly, adverbun·hyp·o·crit·i·cal, adjectiveun·hyp·o·crit·i·cal·ly, adverb

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH hypocritical

hypercritical, hypocritical
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