unctuous Meaning

Definition: (adjective) Characterized by affected, exaggerated, or insincere earnestness.
Synonyms: oleaginous, buttery, fulsome, smarmy, oily.
Usage: In <i>David Copperfield</i>, the unctuous Uriah Heep is notable for his cloying humility and general insincerity.
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Definition: (adjective) Characterized by affected, exaggerated, or insincere earnestness.
Synonyms: oleaginous, buttery, fulsome, smarmy, oily.
Usage: In <i>David Copperfield</i>, the unctuous Uriah Heep is notable for his cloying humility and general insincerity.
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