Definition of righteousness in English:
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.
goodness, virtue, virtuousness, uprightness, decency, integrity, worthiness, rectitude, probity, morality, ethicalness, high-mindedness, justice, honesty, honour, honourableness, innocence, blamelessness, guiltlessness, irreproachability, sinlessness, saintliness, purity, nobility, noble-mindedness, piety, piousness
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