self-righteousness

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Etymology[edit]

self- +‎ righteous +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

self-righteousness

  1. Confidence in one's own righteousness, self-assurance, smug.
    The book of Job warns us against self-righteousness, since no man can justify himself to God.

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