self-righteous

[ self-rahy-chuhs, self- ]SEE DEFINITION OF self-righteous

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SELF-RIGHTEOUS

How full of self-love are the self-righteous, and how void of the love of God!

I am always nervous when I meet these self-righteous people.

The latter is often accompanied by a self-righteous conviction that it is a virtue.

To the proud and self-righteous it shows the way of renewal.

But self-righteous now; turns up her nose at 'fallen women.'

Her entreaties and tears had no effect; he was kind; he was also self-righteous.

It troubles me, and it has a most self-righteous flavor; but I cannot see that it is not true.

"It's what he deserves," declared Uli, with self-righteous assurance.

It isn't often that I get a chance to feel wise and self-righteous.

No one did, but there were glances of self-righteous approval in Wilkins' direction.

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