Self-righteous Definition

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adjective
Smugly or unduly sure of one's own righteousness.
American Heritage
Filled with or showing a conviction of being morally superior, or more righteous than others; smugly virtuous.
Webster's New World
Exhibiting smug or unwarranted confidence in one's own righteousness.
Self-righteous remarks.
American Heritage
The definition of self-righteous is a person who believes they have higher morals than others.
An example of self-righteous is someone who talks about their religion as if it is the only possible religion.
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