Definition of Pharisaism in US English:

Pharisaism

noun

  • 1The doctrine or practices of the Pharisees, especially strict observance of the traditional and written law.

    ‘Paul became a convert from Pharisaism’
    1. 1.1 The quality of being self-righteous or hypocritical.
      ‘to place a heavier expectation on others than on ourselves is Pharisaism’

Pronunciation

Pharisaism

/ˈferəˌsāˌizəm//ˈfɛrəˌseɪˌɪzəm/