By: Maria Panagiotopoulos

Sanctimonious: Pretending to be righteous (adj)

Synonyms: hypocritical, self-satisfied, insincere

Antonyms: honest, humble, open


1.) It's sanctimonious to underline your own vocabulary words while reading the novel.

2.) If the teacher thinks the are sounding sanctimonious, they will immediately stop talking.

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