What is another word for hypocrisy?

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How to use "Hypocrisy" in context?

When referring to hypocrisy, most people think of someone who hypocritically professes to have certain values, but then behaves in a way that is opposite of those values. Someone who is caught up in a cycle of self-deception is often considered to be hypocritical.

In general, hypocrisy is considered a moral failing. The Oxford English Dictionary defines it as "the practice of professing to have or to hold something in a particular way, when in fact one has or holds it in an different way; something that is seen as a lack of sincerity or integrity.

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