[ tahr-too f-uh-ree, -too-fuh- ]
/ tɑrˈtʊf ə ri, -ˈtu fə- /
behavior or character of a Tartuffe, especially hypocritical piety.
affectation, bigotry, cant, casuistry, deceit, deception, dishonesty, display, double-dealing, duplicity, falsity, fraud, imposture, insincerity, irreverence, lie, mockery, pharisaism, phoniness, pietism
Origin of Tartuffery
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Examples from the Web for tartuffery
Every nation has its own "Tartuffery," and calls that its virtue.Beyond Good and Evil|Friedrich Nietzsche