from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Feigning piety or righteousness: "a solemn, unsmiling, sanctimonious old iceberg that looked like he was waiting for a vacancy in the Trinity” ( Mark Twain).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Making a show of being morally better than others, especially hypocritically pious.
- adj. Holy, devout.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Possessing sanctimony; holy; sacred; saintly.
- adj. Making a show of sanctity; affecting saintliness; hypocritically devout or pious.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Possessing sanctity; sacred; holy; saintly; religious.
- Making a show of sanctity; affecting the appearance of sanctity.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. excessively or hypocritically pious
sanctimony + -ous (Wiktionary)