Sanctimonious

By Daniel Chang

Definition

adj. Pretending to be righteous

Synonyms

  1. Self-Righteous
  2. Pious
  3. Superior

Antonyms

  1. Humble
  2. Meek
  3. Modest

Sentences

  1. The Catholic Church sanctimoniously believes that rape is evil despite the fact that many bishops were convicted of molesting children.
  2. Many politicians sanctimoniously cheat on their wives with models under the mask of family values.
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John Adams and King George III