self-righteous love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Piously sure of one's own righteousness; moralistic.
  • adj. Exhibiting pious self-assurance: self-righteous remarks.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. piously self-assured and smugly moralistic

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Righteous in one's own esteem; pharisaic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Righteous in one's own esteem; pharisaical.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. excessively or hypocritically pious

Etymologies

self- +‎ righteous (Wiktionary)

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