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sanctimonious

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  • adjself-righteous
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Synonyms for sanctimonious

adj self-righteous
  • hypocritical
  • insincere
  • pious
  • self-satisfied
  • smug
  • stuffy
  • Pecksniffian
  • bigoted
  • canting
  • deceiving
  • false
  • goody-goody
  • holier-than-thou
  • pharisaical
  • pietistic
  • preachy
  • unctuous

Antonyms for sanctimonious

  • forthright
  • honest
  • open
  • sincere
  • unsure
  • humble
  • meek
  • modest
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to sanctimonious

Pecksniffian

adjective. hypocritical

fulsome

adjective. sickening or excessive behavior

holier-than-thou

adjective. self-righteously pious

hypocritical

adjective. deceitful, pretending

impious

adjective. not religious

pharisaic

adjective. hypocritical
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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