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sanctimonious

Synonyms of sanctimonious in English:

adjective

  • one tries to set a bit of an example, if that's not too sanctimonious
    self-righteous, holier-than-thou, churchy, pious, pietistic, moralizing, unctuous, smug, superior, priggish, mealy-mouthed, hypocritical, insincere, for form's sake, to keep up appearances
    informal goody-goody, pi
    rare religiose, Pharisaic, Pharisaical, Tartuffian
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