Sanctimonious

VCR2 Word #6

Sanctimonious-

adj. pretending to be righteous


Synonyms

  • Hypocritical
  • Insincere
  • Pious

Antonyms

  • Humble
  • Forthright
  • Honest

Sentences

  1. The priest displayed his sanctimonious nature when he had an affair even though he had preached about being chaste many times.
  2. I always found the teacher to be very sanctimonious because he would always take away our phones yet he would spend many classes texting people.
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