Sanctimonious synonyms

săngk'tə-mō'nē-əs

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Of the Pharisees
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Sanctimonious or self-righteous to an annoying degree; priggish
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Falsely moralistic; hypocritical; insincere
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Tending toward excessive moralization.
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Pertaining to pietism, especially that associated with Luther and his followers; excessively pious.
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(Slang) Used as an intensifier in various interjections.
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Having or showing a moderate estimation of one's own abilities, accomplishments, or value:
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Being a hypocrite:
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Affectedly sweet, good, or virtuous.
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Characterized by adherence to religion or a religion; devout; pious; godly
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Of or pertaining to the Pharisees. [from 16th c.]
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The definition of pious is someone or something that is devoted to religion.
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Beaumont and Fletcher
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Having or showing a consciousness of one's defects or shortcomings; not overly proud; not self-assertive; modest
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Showing patience and humility; gentle.
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Having two faces or plane surfaces
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Characterized by truth; not false:
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Not genuinely meaning what has been expressed; not sincere; artificial.
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Spurious, deceptive, or false:
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