pharisaical

adjective phar·i·sa·ical \ ˌfer-ə-ˈsā-ə-kəl , ˌfa-rə- \

Definition of pharisaical

: marked by hypocritical censorious self-righteousness

pharisaically

play \ˌfer-ə-ˈsā-ə-k(ə-)lē, ˌfa-rə-\ adverb

pharisaicalness

play \ˌfer-ə-ˈsā-ə-kəl-nəs, ˌfa-rə-\ noun

First Known Use of pharisaical

1527

in the meaning defined above

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