Sanctimonious

adj, Pretending to be righteous

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Synonyms

hypocritical, insincere

Antonyms

direct, honest

Examples

She sometimes comes across as sanctimonious, but she was also very conscious of the dignity that people expect in their first lady


The whole thing about her is that you always feel a sanctimonious selfishness.

Perspective: Give Me A Break, Sanctimonious People Need To Laugh A Little