HyperDic: righteous

English > 2 senses of the word righteous:
ADJECTIVEallrighteouscharacterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice
allrighteousmorally justified
righteous > pronunciation
Soundsray'chahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > righteous: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCharacterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice.
Example"the...prayer of a righteous man availeth much"- James 5:16
Narrowergood, just, uprightOf moral excellence
soundFree from moral defect
See alsogoodmorally admirable
innocent, guiltless, clean-handedFree from evil or guilt
justUsed especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting
moralconcerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles
virtuousmorally excellent
worthyHaving worth or merit or value
Oppositeunrighteousnot righteous
Spanishhonrado, justo, recto
Catalanhonrat, just, recte
Nounsrighteousnessadhering to moral principles
Adverbsrighteouslyin a righteous manner
English > righteous: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningmorally justified.
Example"righteous indignation"
Broadermoralconcerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles

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