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1. sanctimonious

adjective. ['ˌsæŋktəˈmoʊniːəs'] excessively or hypocritically pious.

Synonyms

  • holier-than-thou
  • pious
  • pharisaic
  • pietistical
  • pietistic
  • pharisaical

Antonyms

  • worldly
  • impiety
  • wicked
  • irreligious

Etymology

  • -ous (English)
  • sanctimony (English)
  • sanctimonia (Latin)

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Rhymes with Sanctimonious

  • unceremonious
  • parsimonious
  • acrimonious
  • harmonious
  • thelonius
  • palonius
  • felonious
  • antonius
  • erroneous

How do you pronounce sanctimonious?

Pronounce sanctimonious as ˌsæŋktəˈmoʊniəs.

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