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phar·i·sa·ic

 (făr′ĭ-sā′ĭk) also phar·i·sa·i·cal (-sā′ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Pharisaic also Pharisaical Of, relating to, or characteristic of the Pharisees.
2. Hypocritically self-righteous and condemnatory.

phar′i·sa′i·cal·ly adv.
phar′i·sa′i·cal·ness n.
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Pharisaic

(ˌfærɪˈseɪɪk) or

Pharisaical

adj
1. (Judaism) Judaism of, relating to, or characteristic of the Pharisees or Pharisaism
2. (often not capital) righteously hypocritical
ˌPhariˈsaically adv
ˌPhariˈsaicalness n
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Phar•i•sa•ic

(ˌfær əˈseɪ ɪk)

also Phar`i•sa′i•cal,



adj.
1. of or pertaining to the Pharisees.
2. (l.c.) practicing or advocating strict observance of external forms and ceremonies of religion or conduct without regard to the spirit; self-righteous; sanctimonious; hypocritical.
[1610–20; < Late Latin Pharīsaicus < Greek Pharīsaikós. See Pharisee, -ic]
Phar`i•sa′i•cal•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pharisaic - excessively or hypocritically pious; "a sickening sanctimonious smile"
pious - having or showing or expressing reverence for a deity; "pious readings"
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pharisaic

adjective
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Pharisaic

[ˌfærɪˈseɪɪk] Pharisaical [ˌfærɪˈseɪɪkəl] ADJfarisaico
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Pharisaic(al)

adj
pharisaic(al) (fig)pharisäerhaft
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