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Categories: English-language idioms, English phrases, Persuasion techniques, Hypocrisy, Deception
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crocodile tears  Croc tear  Crocodile tear  Superficial sympathy  Weeping crocodile
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A hypocritical display of sorrow; false or insincere weeping WordNet 3.0
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A hypocritical display of sorrow; false or insincere weeping WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
Crocodile tears is a false, insincere display of emotion such as a hypocrite crying fake tears of grief. Wikipedia
A false or insincere display of emotion. Wikipedia Disambiguation
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A display of tears that is forced or false. OmegaWiki
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The secretaries wept crocodile tears over the manager's dilemma WordNet 3.0
Politicians shed crocodile tears over the plight of the unemployed WordNet 3.0
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