Translation of righteous in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈraɪtʃəs/


  • 1.1 (justified) [indignation] justificado
    More example sentences
    • His righteous indignation is quite understandable.
    • Your opponent comes out, quivering with righteous indignation, spoiling for a fight.
    • I've shared tears and anger, thoughtfulness and righteous indignation.
    1.2 [person] recto, honrado 1.3 (self-righteous) her righteous tone antagonized her colleagues su tono de superioridad moral provocó el antagonismo de sus colegas

plural noun/nombre plural

  • the righteous los justos

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