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sanctimony

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CIDE DICTIONARY

sanctimonyn. [L. sanctimonia, fr. sanctus holy: cf. OF. sanctimonie. See Saint.].
     Holiness; devoutness; scrupulous austerity; sanctity; especially, outward or artificial saintliness; assumed or pretended holiness; hypocritical devoutness.  [1913 Webster]
    "Her pretense is a pilgrimage; . . . which holy undertaking with most austere sanctimony she accomplished."  [1913 Webster]

THESAURUS

sanctimony

Pecksniffery, Quakerishness, Tartuffery, Tartuffism, bibliolatry, cant, censoriousness, charismatic gift, charismatic movement, charismatic renewal, demureness, demurity, empty gesture, false modesty, false piety, fanaticism, gift of tongues, glossolalia, hideboundness, hypocrisy, hypocriticalness, lip service, mauvaise honte, mealymouthedness, mouthing, mummery, narrowness, oiliness, ostentatious devotion, overdevoutness, overmodesty, overpiousness, overreligiousness, overrighteousness, overzealousness, pecksniffery, pentecostalism, pharisaicalness, pharisaism, priggishness, primness, prudery, prudishness, puritanicalness, religiosity, revival, revivalism, sanctimoniousness, smugness, snuffling, soft soap, stiff-neckedness, straitlacedness, stuffiness, sweet talk, tokenism, unctuousness, zeal, zealotism, zealotry, zealousness

ROGET THESAURUS

sanctimony

Piety

N piety, religion, theism, faith, religiousness, holiness, saintship, religionism, sanctimony, reverence, humility, veneration, devotion, prostration, grace, unction, edification, sanctity, sanctitude, consecration, spiritual existence, odor of sanctity, beauty of holiness, theopathy, beatification, adoption, regeneration, conversion, justification, sanctification, salvation, inspiration, bread of life, Body and Blood of Christ, believer, convert, theist, Christian, devotee, pietist, the good, the righteous, the just, the believing, the elect, Saint, Madonna, Notre Dame, Our Lady, the children of God, the children of the Kingdom, the children of the light, pious, religious, devout, devoted, reverent, godly, heavenly- minded, humble, pure, holy, spiritual, pietistic, saintly, saint-like, seraphic, sacred, solemn, believing, faithful, Christian, Catholic, elected, adopted, justified, sanctified, regenerated, inspired, consecrated, converted, unearthly, not of the earth, ne vile fano, pure-eyed Faith, thou hovering angel girt with golden wings.

Impiety

N impiety, sin, irreverence, profaneness, profanity, profanation, blasphemy, desecration, sacrilege, scoffing, hypocrisy, pietism, cant, pious fraud, lip devotion, lip service, lip reverence, misdevotion, formalism, austerity, sanctimony, sanctimoniousness, pharisaism, precisianism, sabbatism, sabbatarianism, odium theologicum, sacerdotalism, bigotry blue laws, hardening, backsliding, declension, perversion, reprobation, sinner, scoffer, blasphemer, sacrilegist, sabbath breaker, worldling, hypocrite, Tartufe, Mawworm, bigot, saint, Pharisee, sabbatarian, formalist, methodist, puritan, pietist, precisian, religionist, devotee, ranter, fanatic, juramentado, the wicked, the evil, the unjust, the reprobate, sons of men, sons of Belial, the wicked one, children of darkness, impious, irreligious, desecrating, profane, irreverent, sacrilegious, blasphemous, un-hallowed, un-sanctified, un-regenerate, hardened, perverted, reprobate, hypocritical, canting, pietistical, sanctimonious, unctuous, pharisaical, overrighteous, righteous over much, bigoted, fanatical, priest-ridden, under the mask of religion, under the cloak of religion, under the pretense of religion, under the form of religion, under the guise of religion, giovane santo diavolo vecchio.


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