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Definition 1: characterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where righteous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the...prayer of a righteous man availeth much

(righteous is similar to ...) of moral excellence

"a genuinely good person" "a just cause" "an upright and respectable man"

(righteous is similar to ...) free from moral defect

"a man of sound character"

(means also ...) morally admirable

(means also ...) free from evil or guilt

"an innocent child" "the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty"

(means also ...) used especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting

"a just and lasting peace" "a kind and just man" "a just reward" "his just inheritance"

(means also ...) concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles

"moral sense" "a moral scrutiny" "a moral lesson" "a moral quandary" "moral convictions" "a moral life"

(means also ...) morally excellent

(means also ...) having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable

"a worthy fellow" "a worthy cause"

Definition 2: morally justified - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where righteous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • righteous indignation

(righteous is similar to ...) concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles

"moral sense" "a moral scrutiny" "a moral lesson" "a moral quandary" "moral convictions" "a moral life"

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