(2) They try to gain sympathy:
This attribute is a very dangerous one. Most of the hypocrites try to use sympathy as their tool to manipulate people. Have you seen people who are always talking about their problems and crying over them? They will make a big thing out of a very small issue and play the victim.
By doing this, they will gain sympathy along with trust and love. So, even if they do something bad, their peers will have a hard time believing the fact that they could do such a bad thing because of their image as someone who has suffered a lot.