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self-righteous
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
believing oneself morally superior to others — especially in an annoying manner
  • Self-righteousness is not religion.
    Preface (30% in)
self-righteousness = believing oneself morally superior to others

(Editor's note:  The suffix "-ness" converts an adjective to a noun that means the quality of. This is the same pattern you see in words like darkness, kindness, and coolness.)
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