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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being hypocritically devout.

Usage examples (33)
  • What I thought was devotion turned out to be sanctimony.
  • The sanctimony goes on and on and ends up with some rubbish about Bill Clinton:
  • Yep, Sixers confirms it here, and not without an extra little dash of sanctimony.
  • The sanctimony is not deliberate or intended but it certainly comes through that way. for more
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