GRE Word List

SANCTIMONIOUS

displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety

The meaning of the word sanctimonious is displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety.

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