HyperDic: righteousness

English > 1 sense of the word righteousness:
NOUNattributerighteousnessadhering to moral principles
righteousness > pronunciation
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > righteousness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
Meaningadhering to moral principles.
Narrowerhonesty, honestnessThe quality of being honest
honor, honourThe quality of being honorable and having a good name
honorableness, honourablenessThe quality of deserving honor or respect
impeccabilityThe quality of being exempt from sin or incapable of sinning
justice, justnessThe quality of being just or fair
piety, piousnessrighteousness by virtue of being pious
uprightness, rectituderighteousness as a consequence of being honorable and honest
Broadermoralityconcern with the distinction between good and evil or right and wrong
Oppositeunrighteousnessfailure to adhere to moral principles
Adjectivesrighteouscharacterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice

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