Synonyms of righteous


1. righteous (vs. unrighteous), good, just, upright, sound, good, innocent#1, guiltless#1, clean-handed, just, moral, virtuous, worthy

usage: characterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice; "the...prayer of a righteous man availeth much"- James 5:16

2. righteous, moral (vs. immoral)

usage: morally justified; "righteous indignation"

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Definition and meaning of righteous (Dictionary)