sanctimoniousness[ sangk-tuh-moh-nee-uh s ]SEE DEFINITION OF sanctimoniousness
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SANCTIMONIOUSNESS
He has a sharp round face which has not been spoiled by sanctimoniousness.
I feel sure we generally miss the force of these words through our Caucasian sanctimoniousness.
Thus the novel fires many a sanctimoniousness, makes lurid many a hesitating life.
Tall and lean, immaculate and trim, he exhales an atmosphere of sanctimoniousness.
Last week three of his 'prentices bolted because they could not stand his sanctimoniousness any longer.
All must admit his ability and learning, while in sanctimoniousness of deportment he was unrivalled.
Others may call such jealous searchings of spirit “sanctimoniousness” and “enthusiasm.”
True sanctity and sanctimoniousness are entirely different things.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SANCTIMONIOUSNESS
- bad faith
- false profession
- lip service