[hip-uh-krit-i-kuh l] /ˌhɪp əˈkrɪt ɪ kəl/
of the nature of , 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 :
Isn’t a politician hypocritical for talking about human dignity while voting against reasonable social programs?
1540s (implied in hypocritically), from hypocritic, which was used in the same sense, + -al (1). Middle English used simple hypocrite as the adjective (c.1400) as well as the noun.
/ˌhaɪpəʊˈkrɪstəˌlaɪn/ adjective 1. (of igneous rocks) having both glass and crystalline components Former word hemicrystalline See holocrystalline
hypocupremia hy·po·cu·pre·mi·a (hī’pō-kōō-prē’mē-ə, -kyōō-) n. Abnormally low levels of copper in the blood.
[hahy-puh-sahy-kloid] /ˌhaɪ pəˈsaɪ klɔɪd/ noun, Geometry. 1. a curve generated by the motion of a point on the circumference of a circle that rolls internally, without slipping, on a given circle. /ˌhaɪpəˈsaɪklɔɪd/ noun 1. a curve described by a point on the circumference of a circle as the circle rolls around the inside of a […]
hypocythemia hy·po·cy·the·mi·a (hī’pō-sī-thē’mē-ə) n. Abnormally low numbers of red blood cells, white blood cells, and other formed elements of the blood.