Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Making a show of sanctimony.

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Usage examples "sanctimonious":

  1. But his dialect, to the colonel's ears, was distinctly that of New England, and to this was added a puritanical and sanctimonious drawl. - "Mr. Jack Hamlin's Mediation and Other Stories", Bret Harte.
  2. You seem sincere without being sanctimonious. - "The Blotting Book", E. F. Benson.
  3. Instead, Yada assumed an almost sanctimonious air. - "The Orange-Yellow Diamond", J. S. Fletcher.