Simple Definition of self–righteous
: having or showing a strong belief that your own actions, opinions, etc., are right and other people's are wrong
Full Definition of self–righteous
: convinced of one's own righteousness especially in contrast with the actions and beliefs of others : narrow-mindedly moralistic
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Definition of self–righteous
: having or showing the attitude of someone who strongly believes in the rightness of his or her own actions or opinions
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