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“Hypocrite” definition in French vs English

In French, the word hypocrisie is not limited to criticizing someone for something that one practices. It applies to any situation where one untruthfully pretends to have a quality.

Hypocrisie is primarily about situations where the quality is some general positive virtue (kindness, courage, piety, …), but this definition is very inclusive; pretending to like someone fits.

In fact I partly agree with Random that your first example is not a textbook example of hypocrisie, though I would use that word. If a man criticizes someone for being a bad father but beats his own children, this isn’t strictly speaking hypocrisie, but it’s very likely that hypocrisie is involved because that person is probably pretending to be kind to children when they criticize the other person.

I don’t think there’s a difference between French and English here (“Hypocrisy is the contrivance of a false appearance of virtue or goodness”), but this site isn’t the place to discuss English.

The same thing happens in Portuguese. IMO they definitely have two different meanings. The French/Portuguese one is used when someone is a fake or a liar. The English one is more philosophical. It´s about one’s dissociation with their beliefs and morals.


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