He could no more resist pricking the conceits, the hypocrisies and the flamboyant patriotism of those about him than a small boy can resist putting a pin into a balloon.
"You are never so charming or so absurd as when you are airing some hypocrisy like that," he cried in frank enjoyment.
And if that was hypocrisy, let Atlanta make the most of it.
But it hasn’t been hypocrisy that’s kept me quiet.
Oh, that was too hard a penance, she thought in anguish, to have to live out her life remembering Melanie’s face, knowing that Melanie knew all the pettiness, the meanness, the two-faced disloyalty and the hypocrisy that were in her.
He buttonholed people on the street and related details of his child’s miraculous progress without even prefacing his remarks with the hypocritical but polite: "I know everyone thinks their own child is smart but—" He thought his daughter marvelous, not to be compared with lesser brats, and he did not care who knew it.
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It’s not clear if she is guilty of moral hypocrisy or moral weakness.
Hypocrisy is a standard feature of party politics with the majority regularly taking steps they claimed were wrong when the other party had the majority.