Sanctimony

Definition of Sanctimony

Sanc´ti`mo`ny
n.1.Holiness; devoutness; scrupulous austerity; sanctity; especially, outward or artificial saintliness; assumed or pretended holiness; hypocritical devoutness.
Her pretense is a pilgrimage; . . . which holy undertaking with most austere sanctimony she accomplished.
- Shak.

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Pecksniffery, Quakerishness, Tartuffery, Tartuffism, bibliolatry, cant, censoriousness, charismatic gift, charismatic movement, charismatic renewal, demureness, demurity, empty gesture, false modesty, false piety, fanaticism, gift of tongues, glossolalia, hideboundness, hypocrisy, hypocriticalness, lip service, mauvaise honte, mealymouthedness, mouthing, mummery, narrowness, oiliness, ostentatious devotion, overdevoutness, overmodesty, overpiousness, overreligiousness, overrighteousness, overzealousness, pecksniffery, pentecostalism, pharisaicalness, pharisaism, priggishness, primness, prudery, prudishness, puritanicalness, religiosity, revival, revivalism, sanctimoniousness, smugness, snuffling, soft soap, stiff-neckedness, straitlacedness, stuffiness, sweet talk, tokenism, unctuousness, zeal, zealotism, zealotry, zealousness
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