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Meaning of LIP SERVICE

Pronunciation:  lip 'survis

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  an expression of agreement that is not supported by real conviction
 
 Synonyms: hypocrisy
 
 See Also: dissembling, feigning, pretence, pretense

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: BOMFOG, cant, empty gesture, false piety, formalism, hypocrisy, hypocriticalness, lip devotion, lip homage, lip praise, lip reverence, lip worship, mealymouthedness, mouth honor, mouthing, mummery, oiliness, ostentatious devotion, Pecksniffery, pharisaism, religiosity, sanctimoniousness, sanctimony, snuffling, soft soap, solemn mockery, sweet talk, Tartuffery, Tartuffism, tokenism, unctuousness
 

 

 

 

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