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English definition of “self-righteous”


adjective     /ˌselfˈraɪ.tʃəs/ disapproving
believing that your ideas and behaviour are morally better than those of other people: He's so self-righteous - you'd think he'd never done anything wrong in his life.Feeling morally superior self-righteously     /ˌselfˈraɪ.tʃə adverb self-righteousness     /ˌselfˈraɪ.tʃəs.nəs/ noun [U]
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