Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Hypocritical"

The meaning of "Hypocritical" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa “Isn’t it hypocritical to talk with someone that I disagree with on virtually everything?”Why is there an “on”after “with” ?i don’t don’t understand the grammar( ̄▽ ̄)?
A: The grammar is not the best, in my opinion!

“with whom I disagree on virtually everything” is more grammatically correct, but we often end up saying things in ways that make less sense.

Ideally, the best way to say it would be,
“Isn’t it hypocritical to continue talking to someone with whom I disagree on virtually everything?”

I admire anyone learning English, because I can only imagine how difficult and confusing it must be🙈
Q: O que significa hypocritical?
A: A hypocrite is a person who says one thing and does the thing that they say they are against. For example, if I said that smoking was a bad thing to do and cigarettes should be banned, but I still smoked cigarettes, than I would be a hypocrite.

Hypocritical is the adjective form of the noun hypocrite.
Q: O que significa hypocritical?
A: it means when someone says one thing and acts completely different from what they said.

example
She told me last week, it was bad to skip class, and I should not do it. Yesterday I saw her skipping class.
Q: O que significa hypocritical ?
A: If someone is hypocritical they are called a hypocrite. You would be a hypocrite if you went against something you stand up for. This would be like if someone was against hunting and went to protests for animal rights but then he went hunting he would be a hypocrite.
Q: O que significa hypocritical ?
A: Hypocritical means someone who acts or suggests that they are one way. But are actually the opposite.

For example if Bob tells off his daughter for not going to Church while he himself doesn't go to Church is him being hypocritical.

Example sentences using "Hypocritical"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com hypocritical.
A: Stop being such a hypocrite! You don't realise how hypocritical you sound most of the time.
That's a bit hypocritical, don't you think?
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com hypocritical.
A: That's very hypocritical of you to say, considering you also smoke from time to time.

His behavior seemed hypocritical to those who were familiar with his beliefs about family values.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com "hypocritical" .
A: He always talks about helping the poor, but he never gives money to homeless people. That's pretty hypocritical, if you ask me.

She dumped me because I didn't work out enough, and now look at the scarecrow she's dating! What a hypocrite.

Synonyms of "Hypocritical" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre two-faced e double-faced e hypocritical ?
A: Thank you! But could they just be the same thing? "Fake"
Q: Qual é a diferença entre two-faced e hypocritical ?
A: “two-faced” has a very negative meaning with it, and is often used as an insult. It means that someone is fake or acts differently around different people. For example, around me you’re kind but when you aren’t around me you speak disrespectfully about me.

“Hypocritical” means that you say one thing and do something different. For example, you tell me that it’s important to eat healthy, but you only eat candy and never exercise.

Translations of "Hypocritical"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? hypocritical
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? hypocritical
A: Hypocritical

Other questions about "Hypocritical"

Q: hypocritical:
This seems to mean "Telling someone not to act in a certain way or do something, but doing it anyways." or "A hypocrite is a person who says one thing and does the thing that they say they are against. "
In Japanese translation, it says that someone pretends a good person. For example, she donated money to a church when she was dating with her boyfriend, but she forced me to buy lunch to compasate for it. She is hypocritical.

In English, it doesn't matter whether it is good or bad, but it is just a contradiction.
I am confused. Would you clearify the meaning of hypocritical?
A: A hypocritical person believes (or says they believe) one thing, but do the opposite. It's a negative word, an insult. For example, someone says "I really care about preventing global warming" who also trades NFTs. Or, someone who claims to be a devout Christian, but has never gone to church or read the Bible. Or, a politician who runs on a platform about equal rights, but runs business that doesn't hire African-American staff.

I don't think it ever gets used in a good way in modern English. If someone says "I hate animals" but volunteers at an animal shelter, you wouldn't call them a hypocrite, even though it's contradictory.
Q: You are hypocritical. (adj)
You are a hypocrite. (noun)

He is narcissistic. (adj)
He is a narcissist. (noun)

Am I right?
Q: He is hypocritical. ( Does it make sense and sound natural? )
Q: Just heard "two-faced", "double-faced" and "hypocritical" are the same, what do you say?

Is there any chance that people can be honest and yet "hypocritical"?

Now "dishonest" seems to be "hypocritical"?
A: You can’t be honest and hypocritical at the same time. If you’re hypocritical, that means you’re dishonest or two-faced, as in “fake”.
Q: It's hypocritical to forbid the things you do. Next time you want to lecture me, be sure you're the right one. soa natural?
A: YES! This sounds so natural. Good job.

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