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Filled with or showing a conviction of being morally superior, or more righteous than others; smugly virtuous
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  1. Filled with or showing a conviction of being morally superior, or more righteous than others; smugly virtuous
  2. Smugly or unduly sure of one's own righteousness.
  3. Exhibiting smug or unwarranted confidence in one's own righteousness:
Characterized by hypocrisy or being a hypocrite. [from mid-16th c.]
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  1. Characterized by hypocrisy or being a hypocrite. [from mid-16th c.]
  2. Characterized by hypocrisy:
  3. Being a hypocrite:
Sanctimonious or self-righteous to an annoying degree; priggish
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  1. Sanctimonious or self-righteous to an annoying degree; priggish
  2. Sanctimonious, self-righteously, or hypocritically pious
  3. Exhibiting an attitude of superior virtue; self-righteously pious.
Affectedly sweet, good, or virtuous.
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  1. Affectedly sweet, good, or virtuous.
  2. Moral or pious in an affected or canting way
Characterized by hypocrisy or being a hypocrite. [from mid-16th c.]
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  1. Characterized by hypocrisy or being a hypocrite. [from mid-16th c.]
  2. Characterized by hypocrisy:
  3. Being a hypocrite:
Hypocritically benevolent; sanctimonious.
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  1. Hypocritically benevolent; sanctimonious.
  2. Falsely moralistic; hypocritical; insincere
  3. Of or pertaining to Pecksniffery; unctuously hypocritical; sanctimonious.
Pretending to be highly moral or virtuous without actually being so; hypocritical
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  1. Pretending to be highly moral or virtuous without actually being so; hypocritical
  2. Emphasizing or observing the letter but not the spirit of religious law; self-righteous; sanctimonious
  3. Of or pertaining to the Pharisees.
Spurious, deceptive, or false:
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  1. Spurious, deceptive, or false:
  2. Fraudulent, deceitful, or dishonest:
  3. Fraudulent; fake; having a misleading appearance.
Having two faces, surfaces, etc.
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  1. Having two faces, surfaces, etc.
  2. Deceitful; hypocritical
Find another word for sanctimonious. In this page you can discover 14 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for sanctimonious, like: self-righteous, pietistic, hypocritical, holier-than-thou, goody-goody, hypocritical, religious, hypocritical, pecksniffian, pharisaic and pharisaical.