The pious, sanctimonious Oscar ceremony is how Hollywood wants to see itself.
One purported fan blogged a review calling the interlude “an interminable and sanctimonious speech.”
The sanctimonious, the puritans of all stripes, and the killjoys in general raise the issue annually.
People are wary of finance, banking, Wall Street… This show is about all of that but not from any sanctimonious point of view.
Farrakhan was and remains in a photo finish with David Duke and all other sanctimonious button-down primitives.
Some of the most cunning fellows known to the police of late have had quite a sanctimonious appearance.
If ever I ran afoul of a sanctimonious pair of hypocrites they're the pair.
This contriver of miracles, of a countenance at once sanctimonious, artful and sly, preceded other prelates carrying banners.
He saw that a year at Dunwood House had produced a sanctimonious prig.
The doctor raised his eyes to heaven, and clasped his hands over his waistcoat with a sanctimonious sigh.