Sanctimonious in a sentence

Use Sanctimonious in a sentence


Meaning: [adjective] hypocritically holy; pretending to be morally better;

I hate sanctimonious politicians preaching about social and religious values though they never follow them.

Those businessmen want to be sanctimonious and pretend there’s nothing dirty about politics and big business.

Adolescent boys and girls are increasingly falling for the sanctimonious pitchmen of jihadism.

Some people believe that religion is often used to enslave people, and despise “sanctimonious preachers”.

His advocates are sanctimonious charlatans who have grown rich and powerful from it.

Japan refused to understand the rationale of India’s nuclear policy and became sanctimonious.

Brother Jerome, Prior Robert’s sanctimonious clerk, is eavesdropping outside the door.