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self-righteous
used in And Then There Were None

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Definition
believing oneself morally superior to others — especially in an annoying manner
  • There was no self-reproach, no uneasiness in those eyes. They were hard and self-righteous.
    p. 101.8
self-righteous = convinced of personal moral superiority

(editor's notes:  This is in reference to Emily Brent who immediately fired and kicked out of her home the unmarried servant who became pregnant. "No self-reproach" means Brent did not in any way blame herself for contributing to the problems that led the girl to commit suicide.)
  • Self-righteous smug old hypocrite.
    p. 210.4
self-righteous = convinced of personal moral superiority
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