hypocritically

All Adverb
181 examples (0.02 sec)
  • They discussed hypocritically where else they might go to wind up the night. Cited from Yama (The Pit), by Alexandra Kuprin
  • Almost any other woman would have hypocritically assured me that nothing was the matter. Cited from Revelations of a Wife, The Story of a Honeymoon, by Adele Garrison
  • You hypocritically try to pretend that what plain people call evil is really good. Cited from The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight, by Elizabeth von Arnim
  • Some do so more demurely and hypocritically than others; but what else does any one go into company for? Cited from Heartsease or Brother's Wife by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • I hypocritically lowered my eyes, resolved to die rather than confess my crime. Cited from First Love (Little Blue Book #1195), by Various
  • Why should she hypocritically subordinate her personal instincts to a general theory of taste? Cited from The Land of Contrasts, by James Fullarton Muirhead
  • Women hypocritically ask her if she is indisposed and "Why don't you dance?" Cited from Analytical Studies, by Honore de Balzac
  • Many of Phillips' characters lack faith, and the majority of those that do believe act hypocritically.
  • How hypocritically he leers upon everything about him, as if butter would not melt in his mouth? Cited from Wild Northern Scenes, by S. H. Hammond
  • Edward claimed hypocritically that Clarence would serve for a diplomatic marriage and none other.
  • For we are rapidly floating toward trouble; and, hypocritically enough, we will not admit it. Cited from Nonsenseorship, by G. G. Putnam
  • Thus they learned to act hypocritically toward their father, and to regard him as one who marred, instead of promoting their pleasure. Cited from The Iron Rule, by T.S. Arthur
  • Diogenes believed human beings live artificially and hypocritically and would do well to study the dog.
  • She pays little attention to the people she trusts to run her home but hypocritically, it is because she does not see them as individuals.
  • Instead, I smiled hypocritically as we "took a look" at the car before lending it our lives. Cited from The Princess Passes, by Williamson
  • When he Came back in the summer of 1573, they were all for making friends -- hypocritically so, but friends. Cited from Elizabethan Sea Dogs, by William Wood
  • It was a pity for humanity that the wisdom thus hypocritically taught him could not have sunk into his heart. Cited from Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1564-65 by Motley
  • The young man did not make her repeat this invitation, but hypocritically seated himself on the farther end of the seat. Cited from Gerfaut by Charles de Bernard, v1
  • I told him, rather hypocritically, what a fine thing he'd done, getting that equipment from Hunters' Hall. Cited from Four-Day Planet, by Henry Beam Piper
  • Nor had she hypocritically affected the reverse, as ductile women do, when they feel wanting in force to do the other. Cited from Beauchamps Career by George Meredith, v7
  • Next »

Meaning of hypocritically

  • adverb In a hypocritical manner
    he behaved hypocritically by praying piously when people were watching