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righteousness Line breaks: right¦eous|ness
Pronunciation: /ˈrʌɪtʃəsnəs/

Definition of righteousness in English:


[mass 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
More example sentences
  • 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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