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Righteousa. [OE. rightways, rightwise, AS. rightwīs; riht right + wīs wise, having wisdom, prudent. See Right, a., Wise, a.].
     Doing, or according with, that which is right; yielding to all their due; just; equitable; especially, free from wrong, guilt, or sin; holy; as, a righteous man or act; a righteous retribution.  [1913 Webster]
    "Fearless in his righteous cause."  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Upright; just; godly; holy; uncorrupt; virtuous; honest; equitable; rightful.


Righteous, adj. (of a person or conduct) morally right; virtuous, law-abiding.

righteously adv. righteousness n.
OE rihtwis (as RIGHT n. + -WISE or RIGHT adj. + WISE(2)), assim. to bounteous etc.



Christendom, Christian, Christlike, Christly, God-fearing, according to Hoyle, angelic, appropriate, apt, blameless, clean, condign, correct, creditable, decent, decorous, due, erect, estimable, ethical, exemplary, fair, fit, fitting, full of integrity, godlike, godly, godly-minded, good, guiltless, heavenly, high-minded, high-principled, highly respectable, holy, holy-minded, honest, honorable, immaculate, inculpable, innocent, inviolate, irreproachable, just, justifiable, justified, kosher, law-abiding, law-loving, law-revering, manly, moral, moralistic, nice, noble, normal, normative, otherworldly, principled, proper, pure, pure in heart, purehearted, reputable, respectable, right, right and proper, right-minded, rightful, saintlike, saintly, seemly, self-righteous, seraphic, spiritual, spiritual-minded, spotless, stainless, sterling, straight, suitable, the believing, the chosen, the elect, the faithful, the good, the righteous, the saved, true-dealing, true-devoted, true-disposing, true-souled, true-spirited, truehearted, trustworthy, unblamable, unblemished, uncorrupt, uncorrupted, undefiled, unearthly, unimpeachable, unspotted, unstained, unsullied, untarnished, unworldly, upright, uprighteous, upstanding, virtuous, worthy, yeomanly




N virtue, virtuousness, morality, moral rectitude, integrity, nobleness, morals, ethics, cardinal virtues, merit, worth, desert, excellence, credit, self-control, self-denial, well-doing, good actions, good behavior, discharge of duty, fulfillment of duty, performance of duty, well-spent life, innocence, virtuous, good, innocent, meritorious, deserving, worthy, desertful, correct, dutiful, duteous, moral, right, righteous, right- minded, well-intentioned, creditable, laudable, commendable, praiseworthy, above all praise, beyond all praise, excellent, admirable, sterling, pure, noble, whole-souled, exemplary, matchless, peerless, saintly, saint-like, heaven-born, angelic, seraphic, godlike, virtuously, adj, e merito, esse quam videri bonus malebat, Schonheit vergeht Tugend besteht, virtue the greatest of all monarchies, virtus laudatur et alget, virtus vincit invidiam.

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