The themes of the film are worn on its striped, embroidered sleeve, and often the script gets preachy with its sanctimonious moralizing.
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.
Never sanctimonious or smug, his art seems founded on a sense of rectitude.
I didn't want it to be this sanctimonious , preachy thing.
How dare a midwife behave in such a sanctimonious and self-righteous manner.
Lest I be further accused of being sanctimonious or self-righteous, I confess I am no model of student participation.
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.
Sadly this tone of sanctimonious self-righteousness characterises much of the exhibition.
Fairytales were always a bit of a swindle, bribing us with happy endings to accept their sanctimonious morality.
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.