Definition of righteousness in English:

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righteousness

Pronunciation: /ˈrīCHəsnəs/

noun

The quality of being morally right or justifiable: we had little doubt about the righteousness of our cause conviction of his own moral righteousness gave his oratory an irresistible power
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  • Sure, we have our opinion on the issues, but we don't think we have a monopoly on morality or righteousness.
  • During this period he is urged to earn an honest living and follow righteousness.
  • He is a good-mannered hypocrite whose tedious righteousness has driven his beloved wife away.

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Syllabification: right·eous·ness

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