pharisaical

adjective
phar·​i·​sa·​ical | \ ˌfer-ə-ˈsā-ə-kəl How to pronounce pharisaical (audio) , ˌfa-rə- \

Definition of pharisaical

: marked by hypocritical censorious self-righteousness

Other Words from pharisaical

pharisaically \ ˌfer-​ə-​ˈsā-​ə-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce pharisaically (audio) , ˌfa-​rə-​ \ adverb
pharisaicalness \ ˌfer-​ə-​ˈsā-​ə-​kəl-​nəs How to pronounce pharisaicalness (audio) , ˌfa-​rə-​ \ noun

First Known Use of pharisaical

1527, in the meaning defined above

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“Pharisaical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pharisaical. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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