1. unctuousness

noun. smug self-serving earnestness.


  • unction
  • oleaginousness
  • fulsomeness
  • smarminess
  • hypocrisy


  • sincerity

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Sentences with unctuousness

1. Adjective
With the help of a slow cooker, these chicken sliders offer a bit of chipotle spice and smoke, while the beer adds unctuousness to the meat.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Steamed fruit bolsters sauces, gives dessert toppings unctuousness and has the texture and softness needed for smooth purees -- all while retaining more vitamins than boiled fruit.