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Definition of self-righteousness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

self-righteousness

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌself ˈraɪtʃəsnəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌself ˈraɪtʃəsnəs//
 
[uncountable] (disapproving)
 
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the attitude that what you say or do is always morally right, and other people are wrong synonym sanctimoniousness He had a look of smug self-righteousness on his face.