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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sanctimoniously, self-righteouslyadverb

    in a sanctimonious manner

    "she was sanctimoniously criticizing everybody"


  1. self-righteouslyadverb

    In a self-righteous manner


  1. self-righteously

    Self-righteously refers to displaying or characterized by a strong belief in one's own moral superiority. It's often associated with a sanctimonious or smug attitude, believing oneself to be virtuous or morally superior to others, potentially disregarding their perspectives or feelings.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of self-righteously in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of self-righteously in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of self-righteously in a Sentence

  1. Wes Craven:

    All of us have the potential of being evil, the idea of the American dream community is an illusion. And the thought that you can construct a society that is free of evil is dangerous because you start to act very self-righteously.


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