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self-righteous

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Adjective
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self-right=eous

CIDE DICTIONARY

self-righteousa. 
     Righteous in one's own esteem; pharisaic.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

self-righteous, adj. excessively conscious of or insistent on one's rectitude, correctness, etc.

Derivative
self-righteously adv. self-righteousness n.

THESAURUS

self-righteous

Tartuffian, Tartuffish, affected, canting, complacent, false, goody, goody-goody, holier-than-thou, hypocritical, insincere, mealy-mouthed, mealymouthed, pecksniffian, pharisaic, pharisaical, pi, pietistic, pious, priggish, sanctified, sanctimonious, self-satisfied, smug, sniveling, superior, unctuous

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