Synonym of pharisaical

Alternative for pharisaical



excessively or hypocritically pious


Making a show of being morally better than others, especially hypocritically pious
sanctimonious pi goody-goody holier-than-thou hypocritical pietistic pious priggish self-righteous smug unctuous churchy moralising moralizing Tartuffian canting insincere mealy-mouthed pharisaical self-satisfied superior bigoted censorious deceiving false Pecksniffian Pharisaic pompous preachy religiose stuffy to keep up appearances too good to be true complacent pharisaic hoity-toity egotistical affected haughty pretentious noble supercilious for form's sake sententious didactic moralistic homiletical homiletic sermonic dogmatic pontifical sermonizing sermonising unco guid artificial two-faced phony double deceptive duplicitous hollow dissembling specious fraudulent lying spurious faithless jivey captious unnatural double-dealing smooth-spoken deluding smooth-tongued glib caviling unreliable feigning oily bland smooth snide left-handed fishy assuming prudish phoney prim puritanical starchy strait-laced cavilling Victorian prissy old-maidish schoolmistressy schoolmarmish Grundyish judgmental Janus-faced narrow-minded stiff tight-laced narrow pedantic vain dishonest squeaky-clean preachifying ponderous judgemental simon-pure snobbish high-hat pietistical self-important fake pretended feigned backhanded mealy pointed counterfeit mealymouthed jive lip double-faced phoney-baloney phony-baloney formal proper mimsy niminy-piminy governessy shockable stick-in-the-mud fuddy-duddy square moral virtuous prim and proper straight-laced nice god-fearing PC puritan politically correct goody two-shoes


Characterized by a lack of sincerity
hypocritical insincere deceptive false hollow deceitful dissembling duplicitous phoney specious canting fraudulent spurious dishonest feigned pretended artificial backhanded counterfeit double fake jive lying mealy mealymouthed phony pretend unctuous untrustworthy untruthful affected feigning glib hypocritic jivey oily pharisaical snide unnatural unreliable deluding faithless lip Pecksniffian pharisaic Pharisaic smooth Tartuffian two-faced double-faced Janus-faced phony-baloney phoney-baloney double-dealing left-handed smooth-spoken smooth-tongued disingenuous treacherous perfidious mendacious pretentious sanctimonious self-righteous dissimulating untrue shifty disloyal sly put-on ambidextrous assumed pietistic devious evasive unfaithful captious moralistic caviling bland fishy pious assuming slick deceiving cynical cavilling knavish sham inauthentic back-stabbing goody-goody formal holier-than-thou mala fide exaggerated overdone dual underhand cunning underhanded guileful artful crafty beguiling backstabbing sneaky misleading foxy tricky not candid lacking sincerity not frank double-crossing pseud slippery double dealing unsound flimsy with tongue in cheek unconvincing invalid insignificant weak indirect ironic ambiguous dubious equivocal paradoxical cryptic enigmatic sardonic hollow-hearted uncertain devoid of validity double-meaning double-edged pseudo bogus so-called professed purported simulated contrived ostensible mock faked alleged make-believe quasi- imaginary factitious mechanical plastic strained forced imitation avowed fictitious forged masked impostrous bluffing shammed in name only quack charlatan falsified cheating covered supposed concealed dissimulated imposturous

Antonym of pharisaical

pharisaical Idiom, Proverb

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