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Synonyms for righteous
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. righteous(adj)

    characterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice

    "the...prayer of a righteous man availeth much"- James 5:16

    sinful, unholy, unrighteous, immoral, wicked

  2. righteous(adj)

    morally justified

    "righteous indignation"

    immoral, sinful, unholy, unrighteous, wicked

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. righteous

    Innocent, in the full sense, signifies not tainted with sin; not having done wrong or violated legal or moral precept or duty; as, an innocent babe. Innocent is a negative word, expressing less than righteous, upright, or virtuous, which imply knowledge of good and evil, with free choice of the good. A little child or a lamb is innocent; a tried and faithful man is righteous, upright, virtuous. Immaculate, pure, and sinless may be used either of one who has never known the possibility of evil or of one who has perfectly and triumphantly resisted it. Innocent is used of inanimate substances in the sense of harmless; as, an innocent remedy, that is, one not dangerous, even if not helpful. Innocent, in a specific case, signifies free from the guilt of a particular act, even tho the total character may be very evil; as, the thief was found to be innocent of the murder. See CANDID; PURE.

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    blameless, clean, clear, faultless, guileless, guiltless, harmless, immaculate, innocent, innocuous, innoxious, inoffensive, pure, right, sinless, spotless, stainless, upright, virtuous

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. righteous

    upright, just, godly, virtuous, uncorrupt, rightful, equitable, truthful, conscientious

    unrighteous, perverse, evil, unjust, ungodly, vicious, corrupt, wrongful, false, unconscientious, unprincipled, unjustifiable, abandoned, profligate, dishonorable, unfair

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. righteous(a.)

    pious, holy, virtuous, godly, saintly, religious, honest, good, uncorrupt, upright, just, devout

  2. righteous(a.)

    equitable, fair, right

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. righteous(a)

    pious, religious, devout, godly, saintly, equitable, just, right

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    virtuous, justice-loving, just, fair, poetic

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  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Ram Navami is celebrated in India, with the greatest love and devotion to Lord Shri Ram, Maryada Purushottam King, who embodied and represented Truth, Honesty and Purity. We all learn the best ethics and righteous ways to lead our lives from the examples set by Lord Shri Ram, even today. May Lord Shri Ram Bless You!

  2. Bertolt Brecht:

    Righteous people have no sense of humor.

  3. Kimano M. Edwards:

    An evildoer may succeed in delivering injustice to the righteous but the howl of protest from within his conscience will reverberate in the ears of his soul for the rest of his life.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    Even a self-centric can say at the end of the day that s/he owes no explanation to anyone and has no regrets for own work, so the righteous way at every night is only to do introspection for correction.

  5. Donald Trump:

    Adversity makes your stronger. Don't give in. Don't back down and never stop doing what you know is right. Nothing worth doing ever, ever, ever came easy. And the more righteous your fight, the most opposition you will face.

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  • الصالحينArabic
  • nevinný, spravedlivý, ctnostný, počestnýCzech
  • rechtschaffen, gerechtGerman
  • beato, correcto, justo, inocente, inmaculado, santo, bienhechorSpanish
  • درستکارPersian
  • vanhurskas, synnitön, oikeamielinenFinnish
  • न्याय परायणHindi
  • giustoItalian
  • iustusLatin
  • rettferdigNorwegian
  • sprawiedliwyPolish
  • dreptRomanian
  • добродетельый, пра́ведный, опра́вданный, благочести́вый, справедли́вый, праведныйRussian
  • rättfärdig, rättskaffensSwedish
  • راستبازUrdu
  • 正义Chinese

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