Definition of Sanctimoniously

1. Adverb. In a sanctimonious manner. "She was sanctimoniously criticizing everybody"

Exact synonyms: Self-righteously
Partainyms: Sanctimonious, Self-righteous



Definition of Sanctimoniously

1. Adverb. In a sanctimonious manner. ¹

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Definition of Sanctimoniously

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sanctimoniously

sanctifiable
sanctification
sanctifications
sanctified
sanctifier
sanctifiers
sanctifies
sanctifieth
sanctify
sanctifying
sanctifyingly
sanctiloquent
sanctimonial
sanctimonies
sanctimonious
sanctimoniously (current term)
sanctimoniousness
sanctimony
sanction
sanctionable
sanctionary
sanctionative
sanctioned
sanctioning
sanctionless
sanctions
sanctities
sanctitude
sanctitudes
sanctity

Literary usage of Sanctimoniously

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Mysteries of the Court of London by George William MacArthur Reynolds (1859)
"... looking more sanctimoniously demure and puritanically miserable than ever, in spite of the exhilarating influence of the potent beverage whereof he was ..."

2. The Philosophic and Scientific Ultimatum: Written in the Constitution and by W. A. Allibaco (1864)
"From these corrupt books, sanctimoniously sanctioned with the name of God, ... he sanctimoniously refers to the most appropriate passages of the Bible as ..."

3. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1897)
"... is evident at once, and we blame his teachers; if his feeling is a miserable deformed faculty, we sanctimoniously shrug our shoulders and blame nature. ..."

4. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson (1907)
"Naked he would have been sanctimoniously reverenced; but enveloped in the rags of royalty, they can hardly be torn off without laceration. ..."

5. A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages by Henry Charles Lea (1887)
"The second Lateran Council, in 1139, orders all potentates to coerce heretics into obedience; the third, in 1179, sanctimoniously says that the Church does ..."

6. The Mysteries of the Court of London by George William MacArthur Reynolds (1859)
"... looking more sanctimoniously demure and puritanically miserable than ever, in spite of the exhilarating influence of the potent beverage whereof he was ..."

7. The Philosophic and Scientific Ultimatum: Written in the Constitution and by W. A. Allibaco (1864)
"From these corrupt books, sanctimoniously sanctioned with the name of God, ... he sanctimoniously refers to the most appropriate passages of the Bible as ..."

8. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1897)
"... is evident at once, and we blame his teachers; if his feeling is a miserable deformed faculty, we sanctimoniously shrug our shoulders and blame nature. ..."

9. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson (1907)
"Naked he would have been sanctimoniously reverenced; but enveloped in the rags of royalty, they can hardly be torn off without laceration. ..."

10. A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages by Henry Charles Lea (1887)
"The second Lateran Council, in 1139, orders all potentates to coerce heretics into obedience; the third, in 1179, sanctimoniously says that the Church does ..."

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