Part of speech:
Making claims, explicit or implicit, to some distinction, importance, dignity, or excellence
Not sincere; deceptive or hypocritical; not to be trusted
Open to two or more interpretations and often intended to conceal the truth.
Slyly deceptive or misleading, typically by means of a pretense of ignorance or unawareness
Affected is defined as a situation when something impacts you or is something that was directed towards you and resulted in some emotional or other change in you.
Being a hypocrite:
hesitant to state facts or opinions simply and directly as from e.g. timidity or hypocrisy
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