Adjective "Sanctimonious" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Sanctimonious


    Definition:

    1. making a hypocritical show of religious devotion, piety, righteousness, etc.: They resented his sanctimonious comments on immorality in America.

    2. Obsolete. holy; sacred.

    Examples:

    "people can be sanctimonious."

    "voices can be sanctimonious."

    "tones can be sanctimonious."

    "talks can be sanctimonious."

    "twaddles can be sanctimonious."

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