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self-righteous

adjective

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disapproving having or showing a strong belief that your own actions, opinions, etc., are right and other people's are wrong
  • a self-righteous tone
  • It's OK to criticize, but don't get self-righteous about it.

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The first known use of self-righteous was circa 1680

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“Self-righteous.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/self-righteous. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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