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The lists of Merriam-Webster's Words of the Year (for each year) are ten-word lists published annually by the American dictionary-publishing company Merriam -Webster, ..... 8. Pecksniffian, (adjective) Hypocritically benevolent.

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Define Pecksniffian: unctuously hypocritical : pharisaical — Pecksniffian in a ... Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and  ...

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Pecksniffian definition, hypocritically and unctuously affecting benevolence or high moral principles. See more.

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The definition of pecksniffian is being hypocritical about moral principles. An example of pecksniffian is a campaign that appears to appeal ethics and standards ...

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Pecksniffian definition: affecting benevolence or high moral principles | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

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Definition of Pecksniffian - affecting benevolence or high moral principles.

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Define Pecksniffian. Pecksniffian synonyms, Pecksniffian pronunciation, Pecksniffian translation, English dictionary definition of Pecksniffian. adj. Hypocritically ...

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Sep 4, 2004 ... It's not good to be called 'Pecksniffian', because the adjective derives from one of Charles Dickens's less pleasant characters. ... Pecksniffian derives from his Martin Chuzzlewit of 1844, in which Seth ... Affixes dictionary.

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pecksniffian (comparative more pecksniffian, superlative most pecksniffian). Of or pertaining to Pecksniffery; unctuously hypocritical; sanctimonious.