Translation of sanctimonious in Spanish:


moralista, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌsæŋ(k)təˈmoʊniəs/ /ˌsaŋ(k)tɪˈməʊnɪəs/


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    (attitude/comment) moralista
    (attitude/comment) gazmoño
    (attitude/comment) mojigato
    • But with this aid went a lot of sanctimonious preaching about the superiority of the American way of life.
    • If it is, then his comeback should be welcomed, because he does have an opportunity to do something positive, even against the inevitable background of sanctimonious and hypocritical noise.
    • There has been a massive growth in recent years of a new type of Irish person - the smug, sanctimonious person who has just moved from a city to what he or she considers the countryside.
    • Lest I be further accused of being sanctimonious or self-righteous, I confess I am no model of student participation.
    • Many of us have tired of his sanctimonious, smug condescension.
    • Fairytales were always a bit of a swindle, bribing us with happy endings to accept their sanctimonious morality.
    • How dare a midwife behave in such a sanctimonious and self-righteous manner.
    • The priests and priestesses are pious, sanctimonious bastards.
    • Don't give me your sanctimonious, holier-than-thou speech about drinking.
    • The themes of the film are worn on its striped, embroidered sleeve, and often the script gets preachy with its sanctimonious moralizing.
    • Never sanctimonious or smug, his art seems founded on a sense of rectitude.
    • Sadly this tone of sanctimonious self-righteousness characterises much of the exhibition.
    • The most common line of attack from these sanctimonious scribes is that the Catholic Church is not a democracy and that so-called a la carte Catholics should get out of the church.
    • She did not question the fact that the film was intended to portray a truth about sanctimonious priests posing as the saviours of a religious heritage.
    • For example, sanctimonious relief initially greeted a survey that showed the model republic to have got its best support in the referendum from voters in the more affluent urban neighbourhoods.
    • Even jogging, while seemingly harmless, has encouraged damp, smelly and sanctimonious people to stride down our streets with grinning notions of moral superiority.
    • But we don't need the sanctimonious scolding of a student newspaper editor to tell us voting for a party, any party, is a manifestation of our stupidity and ignorance.
    • From my experience, hostility coming from the Left is a direct response to the sanctimonious, oppressive dogma and bigotry that emanates from the political Right.
    • She somehow fails to mention that his massive highway projects enabled the sanctimonious suburbanites to get out of the city and into the suburbs in the first place.
    • I didn't want it to be this sanctimonious, preachy thing.