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Definition of "self-righteously" [self-righteously]

  • In a self-righteous manner (adverb)

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Use "self-righteously" in a sentence
  • "The desire to be self-righteously innocent is a powerful one, and the inevitable counterpart of the aggressive wish to destroy what threatens."
  • "You begin by calling people names — throwing around terms which you are too flat-out butt-stupid to bother learning anything about, as you demonstrate with your ignorant, braying spew in the above — and then self-righteously declare yourself “willing” to engage in civil discourse."
  • "Their mean-spiritedness, which they wear self-righteously as a badge of virtue, repulses everyone they touch."