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He was “v[ery] hot under the collar ... frustrated and mad, self-righteous.”How the Reagan White House Bungled Its Response to Iran-Contra Revelations|Malcolm Byrne|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Washington, claims Larson, “was in no mood to extend Christian charity to a band of self-righteous freeloaders.”
For these self-righteous and thin-skinned folks, there are apparently limits to the liberal virtue of tolerance.Pew Study: Americans Are Self-Segregating Amid Proliferating Partisan Media|John Avlon|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This being a manifesto, there are a few moments when Almond sounds like a self-righteous crank.
Grunge makes sense if you're a sad, self-righteous teenager.Remembering Weezer’s ‘The Blue Album,’ A Garage Rock Classic, on Its 20th Anniversary|Andrew Romano|May 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I begin to think the Pharisees were modest and self-distrustful as compared to self-righteous me.The Diary of a Saint|Arlo Bates
First, by the self-righteous hypocrites who fancy that they can be justified by the Law.
The Gospel of the free forgiveness of sins through Christ will never appeal to the self-righteous.
Was He a strait-laced, self-righteous Pharisee, too good, too religious to have anything to say to those who disagreed with Him?We Two|Edna Lyall
How full of self-love are the self-righteous, and how void of the love of God!The Autobiography of Madame Guyon|Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon