Number of syllables in the word 'hypocrisy'

Find out how many syllables are there in the word hypocrisy.

  1. No of syllables in hypocrisy : 4
  2. Divide syllables in hypocrisy : hy-poc-ri-sy

More about the word - hypocrisy

  1. noun
  2. Synonyms : hypocriticality, hypocriticalness
  3. Definition : The contrivance of a false appearance of virtue or goodness, while concealing real character or inclinations, especially with respect to religious and moral beliefs; hence in general sense, dissimulation, pretence, sham.
  4. Definition : The claim or pretense of having beliefs, standards, qualities, behaviours, virtues, motivations, etc. which one does not really have.
  5. Definition : The practice of engaging in the same behaviour or activity for which one criticises another; moral self-contradiction whereby the behavior of one or more people belies their own claimed or implied possession of certain beliefs, standards or virtues.
  6. Definition : An instance of any or all of the above.


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