holier-than-thou, pietistic, pietistical, pharisaic, pharisaical, sanctimonious, self-righteous(adj)
excessively or hypocritically pious
"a sickening sanctimonious smile"
being excessively or hypocritically pious while condemning others as being less virtuous than oneself.
sanctimonious, self-righteously, or hypocritically pious
The numerical value of holier-than-thou in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of holier-than-thou in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
When you try to act holier than thou, it really doesn’t work.
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