The concept that you are not only completely correct in your beliefs, but that others deserve to be enlightened by you.

The self-righteous religious types are the ones that are responsible for attempting to force you to follow their belief system, whether through violence or law.

The worst attribute any human being can possibly have.

Self`-right"eous (?), a.

Righteous in one's own esteem; pharisaic.


© Webster 1913.

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