Lesson Two

Sanctus <L. "holy"

Number 6

Sanctimonious: /ˌsaNG(k)təˈmōnēəs/

adjective Pretending to be righteous

Synonyms: Self-Righteous, Hypocritical, Insincere, Superior

Antonyms: Humble, Modest, Honest, Pious

The athletes laughed when their coach rains sanctimonious insults on them about their relaxed workout schedule when he went home early to sleep.


I considered the woman to be sanctimonious after I watched her yell at her son for stealing a toy from a store while simultaneously slipping some shoes into her purse without paying.

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