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self-righteousness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Reliance on one's own supposed righteousness; righteousness the merits of which a person attributes to himself; false or pharisaical righteousness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality or state of being self-righteous; pharisaism.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Confidence in one's own righteousness, self-assurance, smug.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

self- + righteous + -ness

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