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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Convinced of one's own righteousness especially in contrast with the actions and beliefs of others.

Usage examples (30)
  • Smith was long on wisdom, short on self-righteousness.
  • Their stock in trade is rancid, canting self-righteousness.
  • Wear no more the old rusty coat of nature and self-righteousness.
  • It contained a mixture of unbelief, ridicule, and self-righteousness. for more
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