from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. In a sanctimonious manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Sacredly; religiously.
- In a sanctimonious or affectedly sacred manner.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a sanctimonious manner
The same Democrat party that nurtured and defended slavery for over a hundred years is now sanctimoniously admonishing a Republican, whose party had fought slavery throughout this nation's history, because the man said something stupid.
When others were saluting Boise State's top-five preseason college-football ranking last August, sanctimoniously cheering the possibility of a small school's reaching the title game, we penned a diatribe headlined "The Boise State Nightmare."
Seton-Karr declares sanctimoniously that the perpetrators were unknown, but slyly adds that among those rumored to be responsible, was a candidate for the state legislature.15 In a later chapter Seton-Karr mentions that Boney Earnest was running for election to the legislature.
The media relentlessly trashes this woman and her family every single day for a over a year and then sanctimoniously reports that her approval rating is dipping.
Don't put yourself out there so self sanctimoniously and expect people to act any differently when you fall on your face, or screw up almost weekly.
Beck spent most of his Wednesday show sarcastically and sanctimoniously questioning why only fourteen members of Congress have signed his pledge against violence, in spite of exhaustive efforts by his staff to call members of Congress and get them to sign it.
"Last year, Obama sanctimoniously railed against nondisclosing groups, and this year his brazenly hypocritical operatives started one for him," said Jonathan Collegio, a spokesman for American Crossroads and Crossroads GPS.
They sanctimoniously aver that we defeated Al Qaeda, like a commonplace truth brooking no argument.
No, I am jumping all over you for jumping to conclusions about the Cantor thing and then copming here the next day to sanctimoniously urge us not to rush to juidgment.
And yes, they'll reserve the right to be sanctimoniously deliberately blind about it all.