Meaning of righteous
Pronunciation: (rī'chus), [key]
- characterized by uprightness or morality: a righteous observance of the law.
- morally right or justifiable: righteous indignation.
- acting in an upright, moral way; virtuous: a righteous and godly person.
- absolutely genuine or wonderful: some righteous playing by a jazz great.
- righteous persons collectively.
- righteous (Thesaurus)