Part of speech:
Of the Pharisees
Falsely moralistic; hypocritical; insincere
Being a hypocrite:
Sanctimonious or self-righteous to an annoying degree; priggish
Affectedly sweet, good, or virtuous.
Characterized by adherence to religion or a religion; devout; pious; godly
The definition of pious is someone or something that is devoted to religion.
Beaumont and Fletcher
Having or showing a consciousness of one's defects or shortcomings; not overly proud; not self-assertive; modest
Showing patience and humility; gentle.
Having or showing a moderate estimation of one's own abilities, accomplishments, or value:
Spurious, deceptive, or false:
Characterized by truth; not false:
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