The Correct spelling is: hypocrisy

Common misspellings of the word hypocrisy are:

How do you spell hypocrisy?. It is not hypocracy or hypocrasy or even hypocricy for that matter!

  • n., pl. -sies.
    1. The practice of professing beliefs, feelings, or virtues that one does not hold or possess; falseness.
    2. An act or instance of such falseness.

    [Middle English ipocrisie, from Old French, from Late Latin hypocrisis, play-acting, pretense, from Greek hupokrisis, from hupokrīnesthai, to play a part, pretend : hupo-, hypo- + krīnesthai, to explain, middle voice of krīnein, to decide, judge.]

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