Sanc`ti*mo"ni*ous (?), a. [See Sanctimony.]

1.

Possessing sanctimony; holy; sacred; saintly.

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2.

Making a show of sanctity; affecting saintliness; hypocritically devout or pious.

"Like the sanctimonious pirate."

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-- Sanc`ti*mo"ni*ous*ly, adv. -- Sanc`ti*mo"ni*ous*ness, n.

 

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