characterized by uprightness or morality:
a righteous observance of the law.
morally right or justifiable:
acting in an upright, moral way; virtuous:
a righteous and godly person.
Slang. absolutely genuine or wonderful:
some righteous playing by a jazz great.
the righteous, (used with a plural verb) righteous persons collectively.
characterized by, proceeding from, or in accordance with accepted standards of morality, justice, or uprightness; virtuous: a righteous man
(as collective noun; preceded by the): the righteous
morally justifiable or right, esp from one’s own point of view: righteous indignation
- Righteous moss
[rahy-chuh s-nis] /ˈraɪ tʃəs nɪs/ noun 1. the quality or state of being righteous. 2. righteous conduct. 3. the quality or state of being just or rightful: They came to realize the righteousness of her position on the matter. See JUSTIFICATION.
noun 1. a person who rights or redresses: a righter of wrongs. 2. a person who advocates or endorses rights, especially equal rights, for a particular group: welfare righters. adjective, righter, rightest. 1. in accordance with what is good, proper, or just: right conduct. 2. in conformity with fact, reason, truth, or some standard or […]
adjective, righter, rightest. 1. in accordance with what is good, proper, or just: right conduct. 2. in conformity with fact, reason, truth, or some standard or principle; correct: the right solution; the right answer. 3. correct in judgment, opinion, or action. 4. fitting or appropriate; suitable: to say the right thing at the right time. […]