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English definition of “unctuous”


adjective     /ˈʌŋk.tju.əs/ formal disapproving
describes people or behaviour expressing too much praise , interest , friendliness , etc., in a way that is false and unpleasant : his unctuous manner / voice / smile Praising insincerely or too eagerly
(Definition of unctuous adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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