Definition of Self-righteously

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

Exact synonyms: Sanctimoniously
Partainyms: Sanctimonious, Self-righteous



Definition of Self-righteously

1. Adverb. In a self-righteous manner ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Self-righteously Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Self-righteously Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Self-righteously

self-repelling
self-replicating
self-report inventory
self-report personality inventory
self-reproach
self-reproof
self-rescuer
self-rescuers
self-respect
self-respectful
self-respecting
self-restraint
self-retaining catheter
self-right
self-righteous
self-righteously (current term)
self-righteousness
self-rising
self-rising flour
self-rule
self-sabotage
self-sacrifice
self-sacrifices
self-sacrificing
self-same
self-satisfaction
self-satisfied
self-sealing
self-secure
self-seeded

Literary usage of Self-righteously

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

1. Thoughts at Fourscore, and Earlier: A Medley by Thomas Cooper (1885)
"He knew that nothing can be more fatal to the success of any petition that we present before God, than for us to present it self-righteously. ..."

2. An Exposition of the Ninth Chapter of the Epistle to the Romans by James Morison (1888)
"Can an unborn babe —considered without respect to its future good or evil deeds—be a fit representative of self- righteously impenitent Jews or Gentiles ? ..."

3. The Mastery of Nervousness Based Upon Self Reeducation by Robert Sproul Carroll (1917)
"... who has made the revolutionising decision that all events, great and small, shall be reacted upon by his inner-self righteously, wholesomely, ..."

4. Dealignment: A New Foreign Policy Perspective by Mary Kaldor, Richard A. Falk, Gerard Holden (1987)
"During the Reagan presidency, the American political orientation has become self-righteously ideological, promoting a tendency to claim a comparable ..."

5. Afternoons in the College Chapel: Short Addresses to Young Men on Personal by Francis Greenwood Peabody (1898)
"Soberly as regards one's self, righteously as regards one's neighbors, godly as regards one's religion, — that is the complete description of the Christian ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Self-righteously

Search for Self-righteously on Dictionary.com!Search for Self-righteously on Thesaurus.com!Search for Self-righteously on Google!Search for Self-righteously on Wikipedia!

Search