Adjective "Pharisaic" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Pharisaic


    Definition:

    1. of or relating to the Pharisees.

    2. (lowercase) practicing or advocating strict observance of external forms and ceremonies of religion or conduct without regard to the spirit; self-righteous; hypocritical.

    Origin:
    Pharisaic

    Examples:

    "thoughts can be pharisaic."

    "thinkings can be pharisaic."

    "contexts can be pharisaic."