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sanc·ti·mo·ni·ous

 (săngk′tə-mō′nē-əs)
adj.
1. Behaving with sanctimony: a sanctimonious politician who was proven to be a hypocrite.
2. Characterized by sanctimony: "The history we brandish as a light to nations is largely a sanctimonious tissue of myth and self-infatuation" (Benjamin Schwartz).

sanc′ti·mo′ni·ous·ly adv.
sanc′ti·mo′ni·ous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.sanctimoniously - in a sanctimonious manner; "she was sanctimoniously criticizing everybody"
Translations
بِنِفاق، بِتَظاهُربالتَّقْوى
pokrytecky
szenteskedõen
meî hræsni/helgislepju
dindarlık taslayarak

sanctimoniously

[ˌsæŋktɪˈməʊnɪəslɪ] ADVcon mojigatería, con santurronería
she said sanctimoniouslydijo con mojigatería or santurronería

sanctimoniously

sanctimoniously

[ˌsæŋktɪˈməʊnɪəslɪ] adv (pej) (say) → con tono moraleggiante

sanctimonious

(sӕŋktiˈməuniəs) adjective
trying to appear full of holiness or goodness. a sanctimonious expression.
ˌsanctiˈmoniously adverb
ˌsanctiˈmoniousness noun
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The US and European powers will sanctimoniously claim the moral high ground but they are all guilty too and still very much in the race to the bottom.
She sanctimoniously invoked a distorted interpretation of the Ombudsman's independence to shield her office from accountability.
Netanyahu said his comments were not only directed at the media "but also the public figures who have been sanctimoniously and hypocritically tutting".
That puny Yemen somehow threatens Saudi territorial integrity, although a claim sanctimoniously repeated from time to time, is unbelievable.
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So he sanctimoniously stretched out his hand and baptised them en masse.
Yet, politicians still cling to the label sanctimoniously.
When Herries observes that this is the first time Nathan has done business with the British government, Nathan sanctimoniously replies, "All for my country.
And so it is with Midwestern Lucy, who, certain of her own uprightness and the depravity of others, demonizes her father, Duane; vilifies her husband, Roy; projects upon her girlfriend, Ellie, her own shortcoming of being "a stupid, insipid, self-centered, selfish dope" (Good 148); and sanctimoniously misjudges, once revealed, the terms and permissibility of Julian and Irene Sowerby's agreement to abide Julian's extra-marital affairs.
It does not improve the situation by sanctimoniously criticizing the fees of actively invested funds that actually work for their money.
Any fan wanting to stir up a true hornet's nest of divided opinion need only raise such contentious issues as a still-absent plaque for Brooklyn's beloved Gil Hodges, the questioned honors bestowed on either short-career or statistically underwhelming figures like Elmer Flick, Phil Rizzuto and Addie Joss, or justifications for sanctimoniously shunning known gamblers and perceived cheaters like Hal Chase, Pete Rose, Mark McGwire and Barry Bonds.
The Board of Deputies charged that Christian bakers worked seven days a week and then sanctimoniously charged Jewish bakers with plying their trade on Sunday.